Despite its size (only 5 letters long) trust is a very big word. Yet in today’s world it seems to be becoming a scarce commodity. And this matters. We only need to look around us at our politicians, the media, large corporates, the professions, to know that trust has been, and continues to be, eroded. […]
Fairness, I think it’s fair to say, is a difficult concept to neatly pin down – yet it is a much used word (not least by my two teenage daughters)! The dictionary defines fairness as ‘impartial and just treatment or behaviour without favouritism or discrimination’. But ask a random group of people to say what […]
Madeleine Allbright is famously quoted as saying “There’s a place in Hell reserved for women who don’t support other women.” I suspect I’m not alone in being a little thrilled by this macabre (and possibly vengeful) idea.
Courage and integrity cannot be manufactured, argues CIPD’s Laura Harrison.
Laura Harrison, Director of Strategy and Transformation at CIPD, advises on the key decision making process in business, where critical implications aren’t immediately obvious.