A newly-published University of Kansas study helps to explain why middle managers can persuade their employees to deceive upper management. Although many of the employees who were part of the study raised ethical concerns, most of them went along with the scheme, even if only to avoid disciplinary action.
A new report from Bahraini Labour Fund and MSB client Tamkeen has demonstrated the organisation’s success at supporting local students, jobseekers, entrepreneurs and businesses in the first six months of 2017.
Organisations are struggling to fill management and executive roles with individuals who can adapt to changes in a complex business environment.
A recent study, carried out by Warwick Business School and Leeds University, found that hospitals with more managers with decision-making powers enjoy higher patient satisfaction and fewer infections.
MSB strategic partner, Lancaster University, has been given the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award for delivering outstanding teaching, a first class learning environment and excellent employment outcomes for its students.
A recent study conducted by Jack Zenger, author of Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution, highlights six skills that focus on improving leaders’ people skills and organisational results. These ‘behavioural bridges’ have been created following analysis of 360 degree assessment data from 60,000 leaders.
Britain’s productivity continues to lag behind our European neighbours such as Italy, France and Germany. In a recent speech, Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics at the Bank of England, said failings in management play a large part in the continuing ‘productivity puzzle’.
At some point, many of us have enjoyed customer service from an employee who goes the extra mile, whether that is a flight service attendant offering to take a photo of you and your family or a doctor who comes in on their day off to check on a patient.
During the Autumn Statement, the Chancellor pledged an additional £13 million to support firms’ management skills to help boost the country’s productivity.
For the second year running, the Financial Times has rated Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) as offering the world’s best teaching on corporate strategy.