How can we reduce groupthink and make better and more inclusive decisions?
Putting on a Brave Face – Leadership in the time of COVID-19
Imposter Syndrome is reportedly on the rise among business leaders. As the coronavirus pandemic continues on, many have found leading through the crisis to be the most challenging experience of their entire careers. Jess Capper explains the damaging effects and how it can be managed.
Get an Advantage, Get a Purpose
John Miller draws on his personal experience as a runner to explain why having a defined purpose is so important to succeeding in business.
What are the characteristics of good crisis leadership? John Miller looks at the skills needed to lead effectively during the coronavirus pandemic.
Thinking Beyond Implementation
SM&CR comes into effect in a few months. The new regime should be treated not just as a list to be ticked off by 9 December 2019 but also as an opportunity to embed genuine cultural change throughout an organisation.
Conformity, Leadership and Diversity
A tendency to not challenge the status quo can result in ‘groupthink’. This can be a serious issue in organisations, especially if decision-makers consistently share the same opinions and are unprepared to challenge. Encouraging diversity may be the answer.
Leadership and Organisational Culture
The FCA recently held a live panel discussion concerning the role of leaders in transforming culture in the financial services sector. With SM&CR on the horizon, improving conduct and culture is a priority for the regulator.
Leadership in Times of Change
Organisations need to adapt to survive so a good leader needs to manage change effectively. SM&CR is an example of a regulatory change that leaders will need to be prepared for. Nathan Matthews looks at the importance of strong leadership in times of change.
Leading from the Top – Directors’ Duties
Implementation of SM&CR is fast approaching. There needs to be leadership and commitment at the highest level within firms to reasonably ensure compliance with the new regime. Nathan Matthews looks at the key role directors play in shaping a positive organisational culture.