Posts tagged 'management'

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Can office design promote good leadership skills?

Here’s a question for designers as you put the finishing touches to your latest workplace interior: how much have you considered the evolving leadership strategy

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Stuck in the past: real world offices

Elizabeth Choppin gets the lowdown on why, in the real world, the majority of offices in the UK are slow to adopt new ways of

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Gill Parker on opportunities in a downturn

Gill Parker, joint managing director of BDGworkfutures, explains how office design can aid staff morale while we wait for the tide to turn. Major downturns in

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Brand Dubai

The big success story in the international property market is Dubai. The figures prove it. But this kind of rapid growth does not come without

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“Life without hope is dismal” Charles Handy

Words by Mark Eltringham Charles Handy is an Irish author/philosopher specialising in organisational behaviour and management. Now 74, Handy prefers to describe himself as a

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Face off

James Woudhuysen, Professor of Forecasting and Innovation at De Montfort University, Leicester, and Paul Maloney, of the UK’s largest union, the GMB, both agree that

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Reputations

By Mark Eltringham Taylorism, or “scientific management”, refers to American engineer Frederick W Taylor’s ideas to improve productivity in factories at the beginning of the

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Jeremy Myerson

As the ageing workforce becomes more demanding, and the nature of work itself changes, workplace design expert Jeremy Myerson sees the sharp division between home

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