Archive for the ‘Leadership and Management’ category

Are you an Engaging Leader?

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August 1st, 2017

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How are leaders faring at keeping their people engaged? Apparently, not great. In Roffey Park and Profile Asia’s 2017 Working in Asia report, respondents are doubtful about the ability of leaders in Singapore to successfully engage their employees: Employee engagement and morale is a top people challenge; as indicated by 67 per cent of the […]

Building Resilience in Teams? Here’s how

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July 13th, 2017

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Ask anyone at work whether they’ve experienced change in the last five years and it’s likely that the answer will be a resounding sigh, followed by a yes.  Change is prevalent, our own research finds that roughly 1 in 2 managers report having undergone change initiatives with only 40% of them agreeing they were successful. […]

Brexit – just keep calm and carry on?

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March 28th, 2017

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Whether it was shock or elation that people felt on the morning of 24 June 2016, there was a shared feeling that nothing was going to be quite the same again. It is this feeling more than any other that gives the label to the period we are currently living though – and that is […]

Leading in Complexity – now what?

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March 27th, 2017

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As we saw in my previous blog post (Leading in Complexity – so what?), I believe there are three differences that inform action today to shape our success tomorrow.  These differences don’t go away; they become part of the practice and habits, while the new ones invite innovation and change. Identifying the significant differences is […]

Leadership Trumps: Purpose or Process?

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March 2nd, 2017

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Good leadership? Here in Singapore, ‘good leadership’ matters. In Roffey Park’s 2016 Asia workplace survey of over 2000 organisational leaders and managers across the region, 73% of Singaporean respondents said ‘good leadership’ was their number one workplace motivation. So for the leaders we work with here, the question often arises “what is good leadership”? And […]