The productive Leader

The productive leader

We are now experiencing an unprecedented disruption to working lives, from businesses closing and people being out of work, to people putting their lives on the line tackling the coronavirus crisis. Millions of people are now working from home and still managing to get the job done. All the conventional views on how, when and…

Building Sustainability into the Value Chain

Building sustainability into the value chain

Rudi Plettinx, CEO/ Co-Founder, Sustainability Centre Europe, Partner FWF, Former CEO ABIS, Former VP and Managing Director CCL EMEA and Management Centre Europe. Running a “sustainable” business is not about recycling and tree-planting programmes, it’s about putting sustainability at the core of your shareholder value proposition. To achieve sustainability transformation in companies, leaders need aa…

The future of diversity

The future of diversity and inclusion

The future of diversity and inclusion: can leaders scratch beneath the surface? Carolina Yeo was a former head of HR, Talent Management at several multinational corporations such as AB-InBev and Odebrecht. She currently manages her talent management consultancy out of Frankfurt, Germany, and is also the founder of &ahead (www.andahead.com) which helps experienced individuals relaunch…

Tomorrows Leadership

Tomorrow’s leadership

Everything you always wanted to know about motivating the next generation but might have forgotten to ask. By Michael Devlin Are we listening to the needs and concerns of our talented professionals who will soon be tomorrow’s leaders? Seven young professionals talk about how they see leadership today, what needs to change and how they…

Are business schools doing enough

Are business schools doing enough?

Are business schools doing enough to prepare students, the workforce and potential business leaders for a sustainable future? Alain Haut responds. What do you mean by a “sustainable future”? A sustainable future is one where the demands on the business leaders of our highly complex and interlinked world will be reconciled with the demands of…

Engaging with Technology

Engaging with technology

Why this time around is different Getting computers to do our bidding has always been a bit mysterious to those of us not steeped in machine code, operating systems and programming.  We were content, if that is the right word, to muddle through command-line interfaces (CLIs) and then GUIs (graphical user interfaces), the ones with…