- Or, to put it another way, it’s the earliest Thursday sunset of the year. It’s a really crap day to have an election. 6 hours ago
- 12 December is the darkest Thursday evening of the year. In London, it is almost the earliest sunset (which is a da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: Look at him grinning his way through this. It’s all just a game. twitter.com/hannahITV/stat… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: That’s the Christmas decorations up. https://t.co/IDLHU7JLfD 7 hours ago
- RT @nicktolhurst: Im a LibDem. Everyone here knows that by now. But seriously LibDems - whether activist, supporter or voter - if you are… 10 hours ago
- @DazNewman @jamespike29 I suppose ‘Empowered to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the flexible labour market’ might not fit. 10 hours ago
- RT @FinancialTimes: “I cannot imagine any previous generation of Conservatives putting at risk the union in the way that has now happened,”… 13 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "The country is flagging because Kings and Queens are struggling to migrate here, leaving us without the vital car window… 13 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: This sounds amazing. An immigration system based not on market demand but on letting in those with titles toffs think mi… 13 hours ago
- RT @anneapplebaum: "This election has been marinated in mendacity: big lies and small lies; quarter truths and pseudo-facts; distortion, di… 15 hours ago
- In case you weren’t depressed enough already... twitter.com/prospect_clark… 17 hours ago
- @anandMenon1 @benatipsosmori @epkaufm @BobbyDuffyKings @h_shrimpton @TheEconomist @resfoundation Yep. Don’t forget SKIing. 1 day ago
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
- Away day to nowhere
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Monthly Archives: January 2008
Channel 4 Chairman Luke Johnson had a go at the HR function in yesterday’s FT. As well as repeating the usual gripes, he injected a whiff of conspiracy theory into his polemic. Of course, senior executives understand that HR is powerful … Continue reading
Here’s another one for my collection of useful tags. ‘Marmite’ is a term I heard a couple of days ago to describe a certain type of employee. Before I go any further, for the benefit of non-British readers, Marmite is a food spread … Continue reading
I wonder what would happen if Dr Paul Thomas (see previous post) were to suggest to managers at Societe Generale that they should get rid of hierarchy and empower their employees. I think they would probably kick him down the stairs. The £3.7 billion loss run up … Continue reading
A lot of business schools are still more ‘school’ than ‘business’. The University of Glamorgan’s Business School, it seems, is no exception, if the profile of Senior Lecturer Paul Thomas is anything to go by. It tells us all about his … Continue reading
The Guardian’s Lynsey Thomas wrote a piece on body language on Saturday. I started to notice the body language of the successful: the straight back, the easy manner in which they spout on about nothing in particular, all the while … Continue reading
I was sad to hear of the death of John Harvey-Jones last week. He was a great business leader, running ICI when it was still Britain’s biggest company, before Zeneca was sold off. He was also probably the first business guru in … Continue reading
Following a link from Ask a Manager, I discovered Frank Mulligan’s Talent in China blog. In his New Year post he gives some advice to non-Chinese managers who are working in China. As you might expect, cultural differences account for many of the potential … Continue reading