Can business schools gain advisory skills?

Recent literature shows that within UK it has become common practice for business schools to position themselves in the center of their local business communities, ecosystems and business parks and to invest knowledge and business values within them. In order to accommodate and successfully make this transition, business schools must undertake a series of changes… Continue reading »

Ralph Stacey – Extraordinary Management Theory

Ralph Stacey – Extraordinary Management Theory

ordinary management extraordinary management complexity theory above the green line beneath the green line complex interactions building internal accountability paradox of predictability and unpredictability  paradox of enabling and constraining  paradox of individualism and grouping power relations

Strategic Management Perspectives (study case)

The following paper analyses the strategic issues encountered by Tarbes S.A. (“Tarbes”) between 2010 and 2015, by applying a variety of tools such as Porter’s Five Forces (1985), PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technology, Environmental and Legal, adapted from Harrison 2003:37) and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis and by interpreting the findings using theoretical concepts… Continue reading »

Southwest Airlines – SHRM – 1-page summary

With the context of my transformational journey, I drafted a 1-page of notes and structured keywords about Southwest Airlines’ – looking at HRM strategies, practices, HR bundles and their use when referring to People Management. Southwest – 1 page – notes HRM

HRM performance in Network Rail

HRM performance in Network Rail

I wrote this short paper to analyse the systems set up by Network Rail HR function along with its efficiency, the tools and the environmental factors interfering with the HR Agenda. The essay aims to assess the HR performance and potential factors of risk, which may keep the conversion of the Business Strategy into the Workforce Strategy and later into the HR… Continue reading »


This is brilliant – every line manager should reflect to this: http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/podcasts/95-building-best-team.aspx http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/podcasts/114-training-line-managers.aspx http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/podcasts/16-interview-tom-stewart.aspx