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Flamingo invest in the engagement of their people in a number of remarkable and innovative ways and believe that these have been key to their success of growing profits by 36% between 2010 and 2011, gaining a 30% new client base in 2011, doubling headcount of their London office and for being recognised as overall […]

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Leighs Paints faced massive resistance to culture change from across the organisation, based on complacency, scepticism and fear. They used an employee survey to set the agenda for the changes to be addressed and senior management led the way with focus groups to demonstrate their commitment to what was happening. As a result, service and […]

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This Research Insight is about how an organisation, irrespective of size, sector or area of business, can exploit the potential of its people such that they can give their best in performance terms, in a way that increases their motivation, morale and well-being. A clear model of engaging leadership is given and supported by  three […]

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The previous employer’s culture and management style was unpopular amongst employees. It was described as ‘command and control’ management, with a lack of real management skills creating inefficient employee outputs. Strategies included starting with strong leadership, supporting line managers, giving employees an informed voice and living the values. The overriding result of having a strategic […]

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Entertaining and useful article providing ‘dos and don’ts’ for managers to help your team flourish and creative a positive dynamic. This article talks about the need for flexibility, honesty and relationship-building in management. The author, Nick Wake (Head of Marketing Communications, Grass Roots), takes the reader through his experiences of developing as a people manager […]

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How an organisation’s apprentice scheme has proven to be a success, thanks to the actions of managers involved. Two stories bring alive the impact managers can have when they trust individuals, empower them in their role, offer time for personal development and create opportunities for two-way communication.   Apprentices take confidence from knowing what is expected […]

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 With the use of a Facilitation specialist, the MD was able to share the company vision and mission, after the senior management team recognised the need for change to ensure its survival. The IiP framework was utilised to help the company put in a new matrix structure which aided employee self-management, confidence and leadership abilities […]

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