- RT @CityMetric: Think Canada is way up north? Most Canadians live south of Milan. http://t.co/vZTjUWq5DS citymetric.com/horizons/we-th… 2 hours ago
- RT @BurnhamLandD: I have created a Pinterest board on the 'Productivity Puzzle' uk.pinterest.com/BurnhamLandD/t… http://t.co/NO9N8NNzTT 2 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: I think this is a strong answer to the "debtors prison, innit" view by @ChrisGiles_ ft.com/cms/s/0/1f036e… for @plegrain @int… 2 hours ago
- RT @MJCarty: 7 charts you need to see before the 'Emergency Budget': telegraph.co.uk/finance/budget… << Imagine how left-out you'll feel if you've o… 2 hours ago
- @Baumflough That long? 2 hours ago
- RT @went1955: Assumptions IMF on Greek growth rates and TFP growth are heroic: lot of confidence in structural reforms they want http://t.c… 2 hours ago
- Whigs & Conservatives Radical superlatives Liberals and Tories hurried to the place Stood there in unity Helpin' the community #ValDoonican 2 hours ago
- @Gilesyb @shashj @guardian Sierra Leone? theguardian.com/world/2010/apr… 3 hours ago
- RT @acasorguk: The conversation on #productivity continues with a new blog from @ukces twitter.com/ukces/status/6… 3 hours ago
- RT @PeopleMgt: ‘Prioritise workforce skills’ to tackle productivity puzzle, urges @CIPD in report launched today #HRnews http://t.co/wuWE3z… 3 hours ago
- RT @CIPD: Is better people management missing piece in #productivitypuzzle? Our report shows clear link ow.ly/P4uZp http://t.co/… 3 hours ago
- RT @CIPD: Our new report finds third of orgs have no #productivity measures in place #productivitypuzzle ow.ly/P5hGA http://t.co… 3 hours ago
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
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Monthly Archives: January 2009
Britain has suddenly been hit by a wave of strikes the like of which we haven’t seen for twenty years. What started as a dispute over the use of foreign workers at an oil refinery in Lincolnshire has, in the course of two days, turned … Continue reading
This handy little picture, apparently compiled by JP Morgan, shows how the market value of some of the world’s largest banks has collapsed in less than two years. You’ll need to click on it to read it properly. It reminds me of the … Continue reading
During the boom years (remember them?) the British became obsessed with Property Porn. Now we’ve swapped that addiction for Recession Porn. I thought I’d invented that term but, alas, it seems someone else got there first. Filthy Smoker (what a great name) posted … Continue reading
The Provisional Shadow Chancellor may be in trouble with party hacks and the Tory press for saying that David Cameron was talking rubbish about the economy, but it seems that business people quite like him. In a poll of business leaders, … Continue reading
One of my favourite books on corporate culture is Edgar Schein’s Organisational Culture and Leadership. Simplistic definitions of culture, such as ‘the way we do things around here’ or even ‘shared values’, are not especially useful. Schein’s understanding of culture … Continue reading
My initial reaction when I saw the title of this year’s Guardian Public Services Summit was rather unkind. Are we entering a post bureucratic age? Bwahahahahahahahaha! That’s a good ‘un. Then I decided, instead of just heaping derision on the idea, … Continue reading
More on the question of whether or not Britain is about to go bankrupt. Some of the figures that have been quoted in the press look frightening. Britain’s banks are huge. For example, RBS, the bank that the taxpayer now … Continue reading