November 17, 2014

The value of timeless values

I wrote in an earlier blog that the choice between ‘head’ and ‘heart’ in business management is false. A linear, narrow, short-term focus on maximising profits – prioritising ‘the head’ – is often bad for business, as well as society. If we reorient our understanding of ‘the company’ away from […]
December 16, 2014

The Management Shift is out, and the verdict is….

After a whirlwind few weeks in November with several speaking engagements, The Management Shift launch events in London and San Francisco (with video-link); book-signings, and attending the Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna, it is starting to sink in: the book is finally out, and it is being received very […]
December 16, 2014

The head and the heart can both rule

In the 20th Century, there appeared to be a settled choice in setting priorities for business management: either you managed for profits, or for your staff and society. You prioritized commercial ambition, or you had a conscience. You managed with your head, or with your heart. Evidence has been building […]
December 17, 2014

Talk in Parliament on Guy Fawkes night

Fireworks and reflections: the book’s first month All the experiences from the last few weeks from various talks and book launch event are finally sinking in. In addition to The Management Shift book launch and attending the Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna, one of the key events in November […]
January 6, 2015

Business First Magazine Editor Nick Peters interviews Professor Vlatka Hlupic

Business First Magazine Editor Nick Peters interviews Professor Vlatka Hlupic: NP: On November 5th I was sitting in the Houses of Parliament which is an odd place to be on bonfire night. Outside, demonstrators were letting off fireworks, and police were struggling to contain hordes of demonstrators wearing Guy Fawkes […]
January 27, 2015

Being gender bilingual at Level 4

Women make up at least half the potential executive talent pool, the vast majority of consumer decisions, yet are still only a small minority of senior managers. Avivah Wittenberg-Cox is dedicated to altering the imbalance in a way that makes sense for businesses as well as individual women. Her approach […]