- RT @UnlearningEcon: @ObsoleteDogma I have a sarcastic response you might like unlearningeconomics.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/man… 15 hours ago
- RT @DuncanWeldon: Quick post from this morning - touchstoneblog.org.uk/2013/06/real-w… - we are currently in the longest real wage squeeze since the 1870s. 15 hours ago
- RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: a long-run effect of recession, or why Marx was right bit.ly/17Vt6Xc 15 hours ago
- British ambassador sues FCO after 'wobbly' claims via @Telegraph fw.to/M4vkdvk #ukemplaw 15 hours ago
- @Baskers Trying to get the old Radio Tirana tune for mine. :-) 16 hours ago
- RT @diane1859: This is intriguing - govt subsidy of home-buying correlated with higher unemployment. Andrew Oswald: voxeu.org/article/high-h… 22 hours ago
- RT @PaulBromford: Wonderful #infographic describing #welfarereform - all the way from 1943 bit.ly/1bOw78U HT @hilaryburkitt 22 hours ago
- RT @Annemcx: RT @indy_johar @njdear: Start-ups 4 times more likely to survive when CEO is 45-54. shrd.by/1qNBJg - relates to previo… 22 hours ago
- RT @TheAtlantic: The tyranny of the 'Most Popular' list: Why should you do all the work when the Internet can do it for you? http://t.co/YG… 22 hours ago
- RT @patrickjbutler: Good @Guardian leader: it's the young, not the old, who are feeling the pain of austerity gu.com/p/3gjpp/tw 22 hours ago
- @WubeyOneKenobi Time for a new Darth.... ? Darth Erdogan? Darth SyriaIntervention? Darth G8Deadlock? 22 hours ago
- @DazNewman Well it's June so it must be! 22 hours ago
- From non-jobs to non-businesses
- When the roses bloom again
- Britain’s debt shows just how bad a kicking we’ve had
- ECHR throws out religious discrimination claims
- What’s happened to the gender pay gap?
- Whatever the UK’s problems are, leaving the EU won’t solve them
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
Monthly Archives: June 2007
By the time we go back to work on Monday, the smoking ban will be in force. I would be willing to bet that many employers are still totally unprepared for it. A lot people just haven’t thought it through. For example, do lorries, … Continue reading
The Times had a whole section on Talent Management yesterday (H/T: Stumbling and Mumbling). There’s some interesting stuff in there but this piece on managing teams caught my eye. Its basic message is that to manage your team members effectively, … Continue reading
I heard this term yesterday and it made me laugh out loud. Lemon-Dropping is the opposite of Cherry-Picking. It usually takes place when an organisation is outsourcing some of its processes to another provider, or where one provider is taking … Continue reading
The Public Accounts Committee has released its report on the public sector’s use of consultants. It gives a figure of £2.8 billion for the total spending in 2005-06. That includes central government, the NHS and local authorities. Here are some of the … Continue reading
The Observer’s Nick Cohen has been having a go at management consultants again. He is particularly resentful about what he describes as their plundering of the public sector, claiming that government spending on management consultants is now running at around £2 billion a year. … Continue reading
…well, booted off the Apprentice and fired from her day job, anyway. Katie Hopkins has been given the push from her job at the Met Office, for failing her probationary period. Her former employer has also denied that she was earning … Continue reading
I’m sure David Greer of Royal Dutch Shell is paid a lot of money for what he does but I can’t help feeling just a bit sorry for him. After his crass e-mail to his team was circulated on the internet, it … Continue reading
The new London 2012 Olympics logo is already almost unanimously hated. People just don’t get it. OK, so the logo has to look fresh and leading edge in five years time. Sure, design should challenge assumptions and get people thinking. … Continue reading