Bias is all about having a one-sided view or a closed mind to new ideas or situations. You can recognize biased thinking when it comes along because it often contains value judgements; those phrases packed with ‘shoulds’. As in ‘he ‘should’ recognize his priorities and get on with them’. That could reflect an action-oriented bias. […]
In today’s globalized and networked world there are no secrets: everything is known and everything can be imitated more easily than in the past, no matter whether it is technology, strategies, structures, or processes. The challenge for many companies therefore is to find a sustainable source of adaptability (and competitiveness) in that hyper dynamic scenario. […]
Last month, we continued our exciting work with Chivas The Venture finalists at Saïd Business School. Here’s what our consultant Rob Geraghty had to say on his day helping prepare the finalists to give a perfect pitch: “I’m delighted to be part of this really well-produced and unique competition. There is $1,000,000 of funding available […]
Being able to craft an organizational context where employees can work at their best is a question of competitiveness for many companies nowadays, even if they ignore it. The underlying reason is that the world has changed dramatically and in all its dimensions. Volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity characterize the economic, social, political and technological […]
Here’s our academic peer-reviewed paper from 2013 on measuring Happiness at Work, in the British Psychological Society’s Assessment & Development Matters. By Jessica Pryce-Jones & Dr Simon Lutterbie.