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Discover how trends are changing within organisations and their impact on the workplace. Read all about our influential research below or return to our Impact Hub.

The uncomfortable truth of good leadership

Professor Jackie Ford shares why we should drop traditional leadership relations for more compassionate ones.
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The leadership of organisational transformations in a post-pandemic world

Professor Julie Hodges gives her thoughts on how leaders best adapt their organisations in an ever-changing climate.
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CEOs under the influence of clan culture can be more internationally-focused

Xinming He, Professor of Marketing and an expert in international strategy explains how leadership can be influenced by strong family connections
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The Peter Problem

Alumna Jemima Vanhegan explores why there are more male CEOs called Peter than there are female CEOs in the UK.
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The economic policies of Lord Liverpool

Professor Kevin Dowd reflects on the accomplishments of a UK prime minister faced with troubling times.
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Helping human rights champions to change & develop

Along with others Professor Julie Hodges was invited to work with the Human Rights Department.

The impact of ethical leaders on today's workforce

Does having an ethical boss encourage us to challenge the status quo? Professors Olga Epitropaki and Les Graham investigate.
The impact of ethical leaders on today's workforce

The new reality for many is working from home

Managing the wellbeing of a remote workforce. Has home working become the ‘norm’ for many professionals?

Me Too

Why the Weinstein scandal highlights systemic issues in management, not just the film industry. #MeToo; management's hidden shame.

Protecting our mental health from Covid-19

In the face of unprecedented working conditions, the need to protect and preserve people’s mental health and wellbeing has become a priority.

Reshaping the role of HR

Why the human resources function needs a rethink in the face of major new challenges. It needs to shift from being transactional to transformational.
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