Leadership Lessons from the Royal Navy

Andrew St George (2013) writes that “This branch of the British armed services consciously fosters cheerfulness and nourishes its collective memory. Business executives should take note.” “Britain’s Royal Navy is a disciplined command-and-control organization that moves across 140 million square miles of the world’s oceans. Although few environments are tougher than a ship or submarine, I’ve… Read More

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Seven ways to keep your Job!

The top tips for helping you get on are: Keep your skills and knowledge up to date; Get on with your colleagues; Have integrity; Use your initiative; Deliver; Ditch the attitude of entitlement; and Don’t be self-centered. On the whole I agree with the above seven tips and the reasoning behind them.  Use the link… Read More

Losing Knowledge: The Trouble with Turnover

‘Organisational forgetting’ is a new concept in academic HRD research. The authors have tested this emerging idea that the knowledge base of an organisation ‘depreciates’ when people leave. Turnover-induced forgetting is the idea that the knowledge base of an organisation “depreciates” when people leave. Most of the research in this fascinating area has related to… Read More