Unconscious bias is everywhere. That’s because it is an integral part of being a human being. It is why we feel comfortable with people we assume are similar to us and why it can often lead to organisations hiring or promoting the same sort of people and leaders creating a “mini-me” culture.
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Retailers of all sizes and categories are constantly reviewing and adjusting their omni-channel strategies to ensure not only that they connect with customers across all physical and digital channels, but also that they retain what has become a more fickle customer base than ever before. With that in mind, we set out to explore what this meant from a people perspective, to understand if senior Management and leadership within Retail businesses is meeting these challenges and if it’s equipped to make the most of the opportunities ahead.
Slavish adherence to public sector procurement frameworks may well help to keep costs under control. But when it comes to recruitment at the most senior level, there is a real risk that those same frameworks can go wrong and fail the organisations they seek to to serve. Neil Lupin talks about the public sector recruitment in April's Public Servant.
To date, China has attracted major investments from diverse businesses such as Apple, Burberry, Starbucks, and Microsoft; however, various authorities, including the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, are cautious about future growth . Casualties of an abrupt slowdown in the autumn of 2012 included Burberry, which lost £1bn of its market value amidst fears that China's appetite for luxury goods may be in decline, and Swiss watch exports which nosedived in September, with sales to China down 27.5% .
James Taylor, Associate Partner - Green Park, explains how NEDs can add real value to Law firms, acting as an independent adviser working with the firm to provide guidance and support.