Category: Management

The Future of Corporate Reporting

LORRAINE McCANN of EY looks at the increasing importance of environmental, social and governance risks in corporate reporting. Over the past 40 years, reporting has evolved significantly as organisations seek to meet ever-increasing investors’ demands for more information. However, research...

/ July 27, 2019
Whitney Johnson

Build an A Team

The secret to having an engaged and productive workforce is to have a master plan for developing employees at all stages of the learning curve. That’s the key message from leading US author and consultant Whitney Johnson. On a recent...

/ May 22, 2019

Plugging the BLACK HOLE

The National Children’s Hospital is just the latest in a long line of public capital projects to suffer from a massive cost overrun. BARRY MCCALL asks what can be done to prevent this happening in future. The maxim about those...

/ May 9, 2019

Managing the intensity of the workplace

An “always available” culture breeds a variety of dysfunctional behaviours. BY ERIN REID AND LAKSHMI RAMARAJAN Tales of time-hungry organisations—from Silicon Valley to Wall Street and from London to Hong Kong—abound. Managers routinely overload their subordinates, contact them outside of...

/ March 17, 2019

The perils of reorgs

At some point in their careers, most executives will be involved in a reorganisation. Reorgs are considered one of the best ways in which to unlock hidden value in organisations. However, few management practices cause as much anxiety and according...

/ August 24, 2018