Category Archives: Business Leadership

Primark, Dhaka (Bangladesh) disaster and leadership


At the time of writing, the tragic events in Dhaka Bangladesh following the collapse of factory buildings, have caused the deaths of 920 people. It is reported that bodies continue to be found and that the final death toll may … Continue reading

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Leadership dysfunction and your organisation


By Mike Myers published in Forbes……very good article        full article Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders?  The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic. Many corporations just desire … Continue reading

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KPI’s and targets-be careful what you wish for!


Yet again in the news today we have examples of KPI’s and targets driving perverse behaviour. A special police unit in London has been accused of persuading women to withdraw charges of rape. The motivation for this was alleged to … Continue reading

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International Corruption Perceptions Index 2011


source : Transparency International

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Leadership Hubris – an acquired personality disorder.


Definition:  Extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality, disregard for others and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities. In the UK, we have recently witnessed the proceedings of the Leveson enquiry, which … Continue reading

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Obsessive passion disorder – destroys successful career progress


By Elisabeth Grace Saunders Your passion for your career can sabotage your attempts to succeed. When you go from feeling energized, excited and in control of your work to feeling an overwhelming compulsion to achieve and produce, you’ve tipped from helpful … Continue reading

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How managerial psychopaths use emotions to manipulate others


Published on November 29, 2010 by Key Sun, Ph.D. in The Justice and Responsibility League A persistent myth about psychopaths involves the belief that they are callous, emotional void criminals (particularly serial killers). The mass media (e.g., television shows, films, and books) often … Continue reading

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