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Equality scales

Future feminine: a career battle won?

A panel of experts ponders whether current efforts at inspiring women could lay the foundations of a future gynocracy

02 March 2015

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Fat wallet

Bosses: million-pound exec pay "hurting image of UK business"

SME leaders across the UK think excessive pay for those at the top is the biggest threat to the reputation of British firms

02 March 2015

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Superdry

Supergroup finance director quits after personal bankruptcy

Fashion retailer confirms Shaun Wills’ resignation in wake of insolvency is a personal matter with no connection to the company – but ethical questions linger

02 March 2015

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satan

Seven shades of workplace Satan

In his book Coping With Difficult People, Robert M Bramson, behaviour consultant, breaks down bullying in the workplace into seven main categories…

27 February 2015

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Management around world

Are good management styles the same around the world?

Are there universal ideas about how sound leadership should be carried out everywhere in the world, or do different business cultures affect how we view sound leadership? Victoria Benner hears both sides of the story

27 February 2015

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Ask for a pay rise

How do I ask for a pay rise?

Want some more money in your pocket? Here are some hands-on tips for how to get a result from your personal development plan – and leave the negotiation table smiling

27 February 2015

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Martin Hutchins

How can I inspire my employees and help them feel more a part of the company?

"What can I do to change my management style so I instil the same sense of passion and ownership in my employees as I myself feel for the company?"

27 February 2015

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View shanghai

Why Western bosses should feast on ideas from the East

New thinking sees Asian management styles not as a challenge to overcome, but as a source of leadership inspiration

27 February 2015

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Real time hourglass

How real-time feedback will change our work habits

Live-data gadgetry advanced by the fitness industry is coming to the world of management. And better information means better fulfillment of SMART objectives

27 February 2015

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Time breakrules

Is it time for managers to break the rules?

Bosses must adopt looser and more agile management styles, argues author Martin Thomas. But is he right?

27 February 2015

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