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Lessons in crisis management: Merlin, BP, Toyota & Siemens

What crisis management lessons can be learned from the Alton Towers crash and other organisations that have faced up to tragedy?

29 July 2015

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Difficult workplace conversations: the best strategies for managing them

CMI’s own Petra Wilton says managers need to remember to T.A.L.K. when approaching that worrying difficult conversation

29 July 2015

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Top 10 difficult conversations: new (surprising) research

New research from CMI shows that Brits find it harder to ask their boss for a pay rise than dump a partner

29 July 2015

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How to help your staff switch off when they check-in

The holiday season is upon us, but modern technology means it's becoming ever more difficult to escape your workload

28 July 2015

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How marginal gains can boost SME profits

It's propelled Team GB to countless Olympic medals and even helped Team Sky clinch a Tour de France hat-trick. How can marginal gains be translated into the business world?

28 July 2015

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Should managers expect staff to work on holiday?

Is it possible for holidays to be totally work-free time or should bosses expect employees to continue contributing from Desk-on-Sea?

27 July 2015

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What fortune could the Japanese bring to the FT?

The Pink ’un is set to have a Far Eastern flavour, as publisher Pearson sold the Financial Times to Japanese media group Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) for £844m.

27 July 2015

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5 steps to the perfect business presentation

We’ve all been struck with fear when asked to deliver a presentation on business performance or the latest product launch, but you can ease the pain with these five easy steps from The Worklife Company founder Lynne Copp.

27 July 2015

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Government gives go-ahead to degree-level management apprenticeship

CMI’s Petra Wilton said this new apprenticeship scheme will be ‘game-changing’

24 July 2015

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Four Reasons Microsoft Has Fallen So Far Behind Apple And Google

Once the premier technology company in the world, Microsoft continues to wither in the face of rivals Apple and Google, after reporting a £2bn net loss during the last quarter. But what mistakes have led to the collapse of this computing giant?

23 July 2015

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