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The captains' view: how to develop world-class leaders and managers post-recession

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Listening to Business - Captains of Industry illustration

Between December 2014 and April 2015, Ipsos MORI surveyed 100 Captains of Industry and followed up with 20 in-depth interviews on behalf of UKCES, focusing on management and leadership skills. Captains are executive board-level directors and chairs from the top …

The extra gear: the role of management and leadership in boosting productivity

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The UK’s productivity puzzle has politicians, economists and commentators scratching their heads. While the economic recovery has been marked by rising employment, productivity growth has not followed. In fact, had productivity continued to rise at the pre-recession rate, it would …

Productivity: raising the UK's potential

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Today saw the launch of Building productivity in the UK - the latest publication from the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS). As contributors to the report, research and findings from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) helped …