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performance review

The two questions you must ask when managing a performance review

It might be time to ditch time-sensitive objectives and adopt a straight-talking approach to performance reviews

18 August 2017

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degree option

A-level students are missing out on free degrees

Earn as you learn degree apprenticeships mean the qualification could cost you nothing – but do you know about it?

17 August 2017

productivity clock

The UK workforce is the biggest in four decades but were doing less

The Office of National Statistics flash estimate shows productivity fell for the second quarter in a row

16 August 2017

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Procurement Plans

The typology of a procurement manager

There are six types of procurement manager (but you can't put people into categories... not really)

16 August 2017

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flexible working

Flexible working for all: the solution to bridging the diversity gap?

All jobs should be advertised for flexible working, says a new strategy for increasing diversity in the workplace

15 August 2017

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Nine reasons you need a Chief of Staff

Consigliere. Fixer. Wingman. Behind the world’s most powerful people there is often a woman or man who makes the operation tick. The role of chief of staff used to be confined to politics and the military, but now it’s entering the business mainstream

15 August 2017

Presenteeism

UK Employees Three Times as Likely to go to Work Unwell Than Pull a Sickie

With employees increasingly feeling under pressure to work longer and harder, even when their health is at risk, a new report reveals seven in 10 people have gone to work unwell

14 August 2017

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Professional Manager Magazine Summer 17

Summer 2017

  • The man who makes the big calls: CMI’s chief executive gets rare access to a standout modern CEO, BT’s Gavin Patterson.
  • The Big Story: Management Manifesto for prosperous UK
  • Why it pays to have a professional qualification behind you - Five stories of Chartered Managers and change.
  • Nine reasons you need a chief of staff.
  • When big companies and small companies collaborate well, a special magic can happen - Three bold case studies

Professional Manager Magazine Spring 17

Spring 2017

  • 5 'Hallelujah!' leadership ideas +
  • Algorithmic government
  • New managers? Your first 100 days
  • How LinkedIn went wrong

Professional Manager - Winter 2017

Winter 2017

  • INSIDE A TURNAROUND -
    Direct Line CEO Paul Geddes tells his story...
  • 8 reasons to love your middle managers
  • Brigadier Suzanne Anderson - How the army is changing

Professional Manager - Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

  • LESS IS MORE -
    Lessons in lean from high-productivity companies

Professional Manager - Summer 2016

Summer 2016

  • OPEN UP -
    Difference trumps conformity in the new, inclusive workforce

Professional Manager - Spring 2016

Spring 2016

  • SERIOUS LEADERSHIP -
    Confidence, Clarity, Results : How do you stack up against these outstanding Chartered Managers?

Professional Manager

Winter 2015

  • LOSE CONTROL -
    Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales has a message for Managers

PM Autumn 2015

Autumn 2015

  • EXCLUSIVE NEW RESEARCH -
    Meet the Pro50: Our pick of the UK's most productive companies

Summer Professional Manager

Summer 2015

  • I’d like to teach the world to code -
    Decoded co-founder Kathryn Parsons discusses hierarchy and holacracy
  • The sorry tale of the Accidental Manager – think you can lead without training?
    You’re wrong
  • In at the Deep End – When it comes to business innovation ignorance can be bliss
  • Hidden Heroes – Your best talent is often out of sight
  • Silent Assassins – The career-killer bully walks among us

Front cover PM Spring

Spring 2015

  • The Rising Stars - We profile five of the finest Chartered Managers
  • Scent of a Woman – Jo Malone on going it alone
  • Shots in the Dark – You can use the unknown to your advantage
  • Lost in the post – Is email on its way out
  • Mindfulness – What is it, and how can it help you?

Front Cover PM Winter 

Winter 2015

  • MORAL CAPITAL
  • Passion play
  • Alienation game
  • Mumbo jungle

Professional Manager

Autumn 2014

  • STEPS TO SUCCESS
  • Shy happy people
  • Emotion in emotion
  • Fear rots the brain

Summer-2014

Summer 2014

  • MEET THE CHAIRMAN
  • Psyched to lead
  • The juvenocrats
  • Heaven and hell

Spring-2014

Spring 2014

  • INDIE KID
  • Super snoopers
  • Asian takeaway
  • Woman's world

Winter-2014

Winter 2014

  • SILVER BULLET
  • You're a liar
  • The death of thinking
  • Energy crash

Summer-2013

Summer 2013

  • THE KEY CODE
  • The trouble with X
  • Breaking your business
  • Is your boss a psycho?

Spring-2013

Spring 2013

  • LORD ABOVE
  • How to switch sides
  • Fight the good fight
  • Get over the Bric wall

February-March-2013

February/March 2013

  • CAREER WOMAN
  • Enter the moral maze
  • To flirt or not to flirt?
  • Who shares wins

Winter-2012

Winter 2012

  • BLUE COLLAR BOSS
  • Points mean prizes
  • Geek speak
  • Meet the winners