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The death of internal email and its replacement by social collaboration tools has been the subject of discussion at several meetings I’ve been to over the past few weeks. A significant number of companies, it seems, are following a similar path as information technology business Atos, who has pledged to phase internal email out completely by the end of next year.
The business believes email is outdated, unwieldy and a waste of time and that only 10 per cent…Continue
HR folk have been licking their wounds this week after getting a bit of a bad press from their management colleagues. A KPMG/Economist Intelligence Unit survey said HR people weren’t forward-looking enough, were too immersed in the day-to-day tactical stuff and were failing to add value to the business.
Middle managers are a crucial cog in the wheels of any business. Their day-to-day dealings with their team have a ‘make or break’ impact on the way people feel about work and the effort they put into their job.
Developing the skills of these influential managers makes good business sense, although according to recent research from Ashridge, it’s an area that’s often overlooked. Their report‘…Continue