A new survey of 200 SME owners, directors and managers has revealed concerns about the lack of adequate management training in UK businesses.
New research published by the CIPD shows that line managers can improve the performance of their teams by focusing on building their strengths rather than trying to fix their weaknesses.
The stereotype of Swedish leadership (sometimes called the ‘Lagom Way’) is that it is based entirely on consensus and non-hierarchical decision-making. Some advocates call it democratic, whilst others view it as a recipe for chaos driven by a fear of conflict.
If your thoughts are already turning to next year’s summer holidays, you might want to look at the latest research from Airlineratings.com. For the 5th successive year, Air New Zealand has won the leading airline review website’s coveted annual World’s Best Airline Award.
MSB Joint Managing Directors Don Porter and Brian Hamill were delighted to attend the 2017 Professor Sir Roland Smith CEO Lecture in Westminster.
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.