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One-team culture: 5 top tips for a new government

[fa icon="calendar'] 05-May-2015 13:49:03 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Behaviour, Communication, Leading culture, One-Team, Amanda Fajak, Current affairs

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On the 8th of May, there is a strong possibility that the UK will be facing a second coalition government. For the health of the Nation - and the economy - the ability of that group to govern as a collective will be absolutely essential. The question is: what can they do to create a One-Team culture?
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Our tendency to the status quo

[fa icon="calendar'] 22-Sep-2014 11:46:25 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Change, Leading culture, Amanda Fajak, Current affairs

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I read in the newspaper this week that a gambler had bet £800,000 on Scotland voting ‘no’ for independence.  A massive personal gamble, or was it?
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How to take responsibility for the crisis

[fa icon="calendar'] 29-Jan-2010 14:03:00 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Learning, Accountability, Corporate culture, Finance, Responsibility, Current affairs

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I saw an article in the New York Times about the official Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission which left me realising how far we have to go before we have our key organisations run with a sense of responsibility and integrity.  
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It's not easy, living by your values

[fa icon="calendar'] 13-Jan-2010 07:52:00 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Values, Current affairs, Brands

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Today I read this article about Google and its presence in China.

 
Google is considering withdrawing from China completely because of the continued internet censorship and China-based cyber attacks on human rights activists using its Gmail service. Google is the second largest search engine in China, and China has the largest number of internet users on the world. A withdrawal would be a values based decision. Google"s mantra is "Do no evil", and they went through a lot of soul searching during the process of entering China in the first place. The loss of immediate revenue would be considerable.

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Building a culture of Achievement and Accountability

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Oct-2009 08:25:00 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Accountability, Achievement, Walking the Talk, Current affairs

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In times of economic crisis, any initiative that will increase short term performance is particularly welcome.
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