Category Archives: Management Articles

Providing Effective Compliance Training

The process of educating your employees on the laws, regulations and company policies that apply in their day-to-day jobs is known as compliance training. The aim of compliance training is to ensure that the company (through the actions of its staff) obeys all of the legal laws and regulations that relate to how it must…
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The Root Cause of Conflict

Nobody likes conflict at work, yet 4 out of 10 UK employees report being involved in some form of interpersonal conflict at work in the last 12 months (CIPD survey of 2,193 people). So what is causing this and how can managers improve the situation? (more…)
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Habits To Build A Winning Team

Anyone charged with leading a team of people, whether you are a supervisor or the CEO, wants their team to be a winning team. After all, your success is built on the success of your team. This is the first of a series of planned articles on habits to build a winning team. We hope…
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Are Your Managers Too Busy to Manage?

A good manager is defined by what he or she does, not what they are. Simply promoting someone and giving them the job title of “manager” does not automatically mean that they will be a good one. (more…)
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How to Motivate People

People are at the centre of any business and every manager needs to know how they can build effective teams that improve their company’s bottom line. This means they must get to know what makes the people in their team “tick”. (more…)
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The Leadership Journey

In a previous blog we identified that it is good to ask ourselves whether we are good leaders, as only by asking ourselves this question can we recognise the need to continuously improve our leadership skills. In this blog we look at the five areas all effective leaders focus on in order to continuously improve…
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Am I a Good Leader?

Whether you are the CEO of a global empire, or have just accepted your first team leader position one question you may be asking yourself is “Am I a good leader?” If you are, then you are not alone. (more…)
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Engaging the 65%

In a previous blog article we identified that most managers find it hard to delegate to the 60-65% of their team who, according to Festo’s 3-Dimensions of Employee Engagement model, will not be engaged. But where there is poor delegation then you can be sure that there will be a price to pay further down…
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Personality Types at Work – Part 2

In a previous blog we looked at four of the nine common personality types managers can expect to come across at work. In this blog we look at the final five types, with tips on how you can get the best out of them. (more…)
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Personality Types at Work – Part 1

As a manager your aim is to understand each team members’ personality so that you can adapt your management style and keep them motivated and productive. To help you, here are the first four of the nine most common personality types you can expect to come across at work. (more…)
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