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Is your leader willing to speak up?

Is your leader willing to speak up?

Now more than ever we need ethical leadership. In many companies businesses leaders regularly urge employees to speak up. To voice values. Only if they do can the organisation avoid the hidden rocks that can damage or even sink a company through reputational disaster. The benefits of speaking up are […]

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

Training leaders to lead—time for a re-think?

How effective is the present investment in growing new leaders? US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on various forms of leadership development. In the UK only 7 percent of senior managers polled by a UK business school thought their companies developed global leaders effectively. Trust in leaders in […]

The secret cultural advantage of Indian firms

The secret cultural advantage of Indian firms

Fast growing international Indian firms have a built-in cultural advantage. It hardly seems apparent to their rivals in the west. The competitors’ perception is wrong and has cost them dear. Many have lost out to highly competitive Indian companies. Blaming this loss of business on cheap labour, a plethora of […]

No going back–compliance is here to stay

No going back–compliance is here to stay

The idea that compliance will take a dive in importance due to a changed US administration is laughable, if it were not affecting some normally quite sane people. It is true Donald Trump seems no fan of compliance and has gone on the record as saying the Foreign Corrupt Practices […]