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Strategy & Leadership

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Corporate partnerships: how deals can unite or alienate your employees

How your company’s partnerships make your employees feel... Read more Dr Christian Hampel | 21 May 2018

How to design contracts so they make people do what you want

How can you get people to honour their commitments? The smart way is to make a contract self-enforcing... Read more Dr Renáta Kosová | 12 February 2018

R&D: when it does (and doesn’t) pay to invest

R&D is expensive and even the biggest names can get it wrong, but we've identified certain factors that can guide investment... Read more Dr Jan-Michael Ross | 22 January 2018

Born to win? Do first borns have the most success?

We already know your upbringing can affect how you perform as a chief executive. But does it make a difference if you’ve got an older sibling?... Read more Dr Claudia Custodio | 30 October 2017

Why multitasking could be hurting your organisation: the importance of ‘being’ mindful

Mindfulness is a very important skill for all employees, especially leaders, to practice if they want to succeed in business... Read more Dr Sankalp Chaturvedi | 30 October 2017

Business must face facts: natural resources are running out

Natural resources are limited: corporate social responsibility can no longer just be a PR stunt.... Read more Dr Paolo Taticchi | 25 September 2017

Want to improve your results? Stop shouting, start listening

You don’t have to be domineering and bullish to be successful in business. Dr Ileana Stigliani explains how empathetic leadership can improve employee engagement and retention.... Read more Dr Ileana Stigliani | 31 July 2017

The highest form of flattery? What imitation in the America’s Cup can teach business

Decisions you make as a sailor racing in shifting and unpredictable conditions can help cast light on how businesses can deal with competition and uncertainty.... Read more Dr Jan-Michael Ross, Dr Dmitry Sharapov | 25 May 2017

How to rebuild your reputation after a scandal

Dr Yuri Mishina, Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour/Strategy at Imperial College Business School, outlines the steps firms need to take to salvage a damaged reputation.... Read more Dr Yuri Mishina | 20 April 2017

Where are we going wrong with our networking?

Dr Anne ter Wal, Assistant Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, outlines the two most effective networking approaches for professional success.... Read more Dr Anne ter Wal | 29 March 2017