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What does an ethical business look like and it is the same as one with a commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Firoz Abdul Hamid FRSA argues that we have still a long way to go to understanding the real implications of ethics for business.
It is seldom easy for members of staff to challenge authority and the dominant organisational culture; and managers may label as unacceptable irritants those who do speak out. Frank Hore and David Low FRSAs argue that dissent should not require martyrs.
Andy Rickell FRSA explores the issue of equality for disabled people and suggests a way forward.
There is increasing interest in the potential of practising mindfulness to improve individual and collective wellbeing. Leadership expert, Julia Fell explores some of the concerns this has raised and concludes that if we are to accelerate the adoption of more humane ways of organising work, mindfulness has a significant part to play.
Pay and benefits are not enough when it comes to employee satisfaction. Alexander Kjerulf FRSA argues that employers also need to make their staff happy.
Paul Kelly writes about the role big business can play in their surrounding communities.
Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture.
Martin Elliott FRSA argues that current thinking about care as a system will not meet our needs.
There is currently an explosion of interest in mindfulness, crudely put, the paying of attention to the moment. Mark Leonard argues that simple but powerful mindfulness exercises and broader access to training in the workplace could help us harness the power of our demons for good.
Clem Henricson FRSA argues that to develop a new approach to family policy, we need to look at the successes and failures of the past.
Anwar Akhtar FRSA responds to the recent case involving child sexual exploitation in Rochdale.
Mark Thriscutt FRSA suggests emphasising personal responsibility to tackle individual and organisational misbehavior.
Stigmatisation and misunderstanding of addiction can only be overcome when recovering addicts are prepared to share their stories, according to Beth Burgess
Patrick de Flufy illustrates the mischaracterisation of Amazon’s indigenous peoples and the complex reality on the ground.
Martin Willis FRSA argues that more time should be spent celebrating grass roots activity, which captures the spirit of the people’s Olympics.
Public service ‘improvement’ strategies should be measured by how lives have improved for individuals and their communities, argues Dr. Peter Dudley FRSA
Nicholas Ind FRSA argues that organisations need the innovative ideas and contributions of their staff to enhance service and performance.
Naomi Eisenstadt FRSA demonstrates how to deliver services for young children, in her story about the development of Sure Start
Understanding the importance of human relationships can help drive down costs to public services, argues David Boyle FRSA
Alex Fox FRSA points out how cost-effective preventative care services can be.
We need to start taking the profound questions that arise from post-humanism seriously, argues Steve Fuller FRSA
Brenda Watson FRSA argues for more discussion of religion in public discourse.
Peter Wanless FRSA says we must not forget to show appreciation for the amount given to charity by ordinary people.
Thomas Neumark argues the focus should be on understanding the power social networks themselves.
Emma Worley asks whether lessons in morality can be considered within the curriculum review
An individual’s state of mind is contagious and, through an inevitable chain of events, affects classic economic outcomes argues Jim Clifton.
A new report suggests that the glass ceiling for women at work is created by their own lack of confidence. If this is the case, asks Juliana Farha FRSA, what role can fathers play in their daughters’ lives?
Randall Williams argues that benefits of active involvement with nature requires a better response.