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With the increased focus on the role and accountability of Non-Executive Directors it seems that their whole mindset needs to change along with the expectations from the other board members

Managers have access to more performance data than ever before but simply don’t know how to use it to drive operational efficiency

Five tips on how to deal with stress and depression in the work place

The seven worst examples of ‘meeting sins’ and advice on how to avoid them

How a collaborative experience among partners, manufacturers and end users creates a culture of best practice

When selecting a vendor for agnostic automation, objectivity is of paramount importance

How the lag time of cloud based warehouse management systems are driving more distribution centers to warehouse control systems

The hardest part of any job can be dealing with angry, upset customers. Here are the secrets to placating, and more importantly retaining such individuals

Invest in your employees and this will make for happier and more productive workers

Why the understanding of and respect for traditional business values is key to successfully trading in China

We asked more than 500 workers to name their top three most despised pieces of management speak

The Fairmined label is the customerÔÇÖs assurance that the gold comes from empowered responsible mining communities that meet world leading standards

Why, by continuing to use static reports instead of a data discovery solution, companies arenÔÇÖt able to see the larger trends

Innovation will create the foundation for many manufacturers’ future success - but innovative thinking is just the first step in creating an innovation portfolio

The wealth of data available to companies can quickly outstrip their ability to deal with it: KPMG has been focusing on developing solutions to utilise information in a meaningful manner, to help costs and develop an integrated approach to operations

Smart companies develop and embrace intrapreneurship because they know that it can lead to business growth and provide the means to achieve sustainable competitive advantage.

Rather than categorising a different business approach as malpractice, make an effort to understand China’s complex, diverse philosophy and culture

Recruiting supreme innovators and ultimate game changers

Take a proactive approach to pricing and turn online competition from a threat to an opportunity

Individually, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey are growing economies of increasing importance. Together they represent the MINT countries, a collective that could hold the key to future prosperity for countless individuals and businesses

Extraordinary outcomes can be achieved when the right people, infrastructure, and motivation come together, says Dr. Bernard S. Meyerson, IBM Fellow and VP Innovation, following his IET/BCS Turing Lecture ‘Beyond silicon: cognition and much, much more’

If a solutions strategy can enable a firm to stand out from its competitors the payoff can be considerable

We talk to Norman Anderson, President and CEO of CG-LA Infrastructure, in the run-up to the 7th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum, about what makes for a sustainable strategic infrastructure project

As technology continues to improve, departmental fragmentation is being reduced: specialism is critical for business success but increased collaboration is driving executives together in ways never witnessed before