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    Agile Working is Essential

    Businesses must be ready for change

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    Not All Growth is Easy to Showcase

    Webinar: 5 simple steps for a top-notch Personal Development Plan.

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    5 Signs You Have Accidental Managers.

    And what you can do about them.

Ann Francke: Now is the Time for Careful Management and Leadership

Managing at the frontline: inside the food industry

Food companies have been running flat-out during the Covid-19 pandemic. We got a vivid insight into managing key workers, communities and communication from two of the most senior leaders in the industry

26 May 2020

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“Don't force us back into the office!”

A new study suggests that the current on-site working practices are a thing of the past, but that there are some crucial interventions required to maintain remote working productivity

26 May 2020

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How not to let furloughed team members feel left behind

Schedule meeting time with them – and don’t cut it short. Have regular check-ins – they don’t need to be one-to-one

22 May 2020

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The five main causes of conflict in distributed teams – and how to manage them

These situations are going to happen more often, says the futurist Gihan Pererra. So, it’s vital you know how to deal with them

22 May 2020

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"Those letters prove I’m not afraid of hard work"

CMgrs make their presence felt in all sorts of places. Here’s a surprising story from the entrepreneurial frontline...

22 May 2020

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21 May 2020

Ann Francke: Now is the Time for Careful Management and Leadership

Why happiness is the key to better business results

Across the UK, many employees have been happier working at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. This gives managers and leaders a lot to think about, says CMI’s president-elect Lord Mark Price

19 May 2020