New research from Gallup shows that over 80% of UK employees are not engaged by their work with the millions spent each year on management training being wasted.
With companies facing tough economic conditions and staff being laid off, it is not a very good idea to host a Christmas Party for the 'survivors'.
Team working is essential in creating an environment which fosters good morale. The work that you do and its quality is dependent not only on your personal capability but on good relations with co-workers.
Autobiographies and diaries seldom make good management texts, but there are a few exceptions. The best is still Alfred Sloan's My Years with General Motors. Another is the unexpurgated diary of Alan Brooke covering the Second World War.
Evidence that IT contractors are fleeing the country as a direct result of IR35 has begun to emerge, with many choosing the US and Holland to sidestep the heavy tax burden imposed by the new regulation.
Three students who sat their final CIMA exams in May were marked as absent for one of the papers despite completing it. ... read more