• Monday, April 24 2017

    Blog: Managing cash flow means driving with your headlights on

    Have you ever tried to drive your car blindly through the middle of a forest in the dark with no headlights to help guide you? Probably not, because you’d definitely hit a few trees along the way, you might even end up stranded in a river or crash head first into a ravine. But you may find you are doing just that if you don’t forecast your numbers at the outset of launching your business. New businesses...
    • Friday, April 21 2017

    Blog: MBA Stories part 16: Jean-Michel Gauthier

    Jean-Michel Gauthier is CEO of InternsME, an innovative and fast-growing online recruitment service in Dubai, currently studying on Imperial College Business School’s Global Online MBA programme. And he has big plans for ongoing expansion. Having launched an online recruitment company (InternsME) enabling graduates in Dubai to find internships, Gauthier has big plans for its future growth. Every month, the business...
    • Friday, April 21 2017

    Blog: A Touch of the ODs: Watch Out for the ‘Organisational Dementors’ Part 2

    Executive Behaviour in the Raw – Some Case Material Leaders are necessary but not inevitably good. The havoc that can be caused by dishonest leaders has become painfully apparent in recent times. The misuse of power is nothing new and has been researched and reported on, for example, the Enron debacle. These scenarios hit the news and forced the situation but it is intriguing to wonder why so little attention...
    • Thursday, April 20 2017

    Blog: China in Africa Part 1: Will China’s efforts in Africa impact the superpower’s international relations with the West?

    By Leesha Hasrajani In November 2006, the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) saw China’s President, Hu Jintao, along with the leaders and delegates of 48 African countries, mutually issue an important statement regarding plans for a ‘strategic partnership’ as well as ‘a deepening of economic cooperation with African countries.’ China pledged to invest in Africa...
    • Wednesday, April 19 2017

    Blog: Creating a culture of learning to drive innovation in business

    For businesses across the UK, uncertainty is the order of the day. Recent political happenings have shaken the business landscape, and the need to stay ahead of the game has never been greater. These tenuous conditions pose a challenge to traditional leadership styles and methods. Now, more than ever, leaders are faced with the challenge of innovating their approach to running a business, and demonstrating their flexibility...