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Leading across cultures: bringing out the best of all worlds

Randall S Peterson

Working effectively across cultures requires different skills for leaders and teams. Randall S Peterson shares intercultural advice

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Motivation for leaders: Seven proven levers

Randall S Peterson

Leaders are responsible for creating an environment people can succeed in.

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Challenging the iron man negotiator

Gillian Ku

Negotiating is seen as a male, winner-takes-all behaviour but Gillian Ku suggests women could bring a more ethical approach to the table

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The dark side of recruitment

Madan Pillutla

Madan Pillutla’s research pinpoints intriguing motives behind apparently transparent hiring decisions

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Live longer, live better: 100-year life Davos special

Lynda Gratton

Longevity was an emerging theme at this year’s World Economic Forum.

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The power of perspective-taking

Gillian Ku

Being able to step into somebody else’s shoes is an important skill for any leader – including the President of the US, says Gillian Ku

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The economy according to Trump

Richard Portes

Richard Portes examines Trumpenomics: the president’s likely impact on trade, tax and the dollar.

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Things I’d tell my younger self: Lord Karan Bilimoria

Annette MacKenzie

The business magnate and member of the House of Lords shares candid insights starting with lessons from his childhood.

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Unleash the power of your networks

John Dore

John Dore explores four ways to strengthen your existing business networks and develop new ones

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Are corporate tax cuts a good idea

Chris Higson

Chris Higson explores whether or not to slash rates is the right way for nations to attract big businesses

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Four steps to scriptwriting your creative idea

Pier Vittorio Mannucci

Become a master of creativity and take your idea on a four-step journey

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How to get what you want using decoys and deliberations

Madan Pillutla

Influencing people to choose what you want them to, and how deliberation style alters group decisions

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Pay what you want – a product pricing experiment

Julian Birkinshaw

Professor Julian Birkinshaw examines whether a medical trial where patients chose what to pay for treatment produced healthy results

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Is your company fit for the future

Julian Birkinshaw

Businesses need to adopt a “Fast/Forward” approach if they are to succeed in a rapidly moving world

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Going nowhere fast: executive derailment and how to avoid it

Richard Jolly

Getting stuck in your career doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s how to spot the warning signs and stay on track

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Work is sick. Here's the cure

Jules Goddard

Businesses need a commercial culture in which capital is more patient, work is more multiform and entrepreneurship is more mainstream

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Fighting fire with fire: a story of reinvention

Kathy Brewis

Steve McGuirk’s transformation of the fire service led to cost savings and fewer fires

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