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The Sustainable Design Opportunity is Now

Let’s look at the workplace through a new prism and recognise that each business, no matter how small, has a chance to not only make a significant reduction in their carbon footprint but also to create an improved workplace experience for all.

How to Make Sense of your Data?

In this short video, Stephan Smeekes, Associate Professor in Econometrics, shares his insights on how a combination of econometrics, statistics and machine learning can help organisations find data-driven answers to their questions.

A Human Approach to Leadership

It’s taken a virus to knock us out of our complacency and force us to rethink many assumptions that govern the world of work. COVID-19 has accelerated the rate of social and economic change and leaders cannot afford to be left behind.

Using Data to Boost your Organisation

A blueprint for digital transformation doesn’t exit. The impact, opportunities and threats are different for every company. However, focus on governance, leadership and organisational culture is crucial in the transformation of any organisation.

Connecting Leadership: Needed Now more than Ever

During a recent, very well attended WebTalks session, Frans Wilms considered different aspects of connecting leadership to answer the pressing question “how can we lead in peace with enough space and without losing direction or results?”.

Leading through Today’s Confluence of Crises

COVID-19 started off as a health crisis but has since morphed into a confluence of crises. The challenge for leaders and organisations is how this confluence could disrupt their business and then chart their blueprint for renewal and transformation.

Be Ambitious with those Service Robots!

Gaby Odekerken-Schröder, Professor of Customer-Centric Service Science, explains what added value service robots can bring to the workplace. It is not a question of whether we will start working with robots, but how we can get everybody prepared.

How Leadership is Learned and Developed

What is leadership? Who is a leader? Do you consider yourself a leader? Leadership lecturer and researcher Sonja Zaar shares some of the outcomes of a recent study exploring ideas around leadership and how they influence leadership identity.

The Human Factor in Digitalisation

The crisis is helpful in our move towards smart automation. But, digital has to go hand-in-hand with the human side. Dominik Mahr introduces the positive and negative sides of smart technology and how organisations can benefit from smart automation.

The Key Challenges of Digitalisation

The challenges of digitalisation for businesses are real and immediate. In this short video, Dominik Mahr shares some key insights into how to embrace these challenges and make them work for you, rather than against you.