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Mar 23

There’s a current trend that exists right now that I simply can’t quite get my head around. At a time when there is so much chatter about the demise of the traditional employee survey, some organisations are responding by doing more surveys. Let’s be clear about this – a survey is still a survey, no

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Mar 9

Management as a Science With the influx of technology and academic attention, management is no longer an art but a science. The ability to understand and harness the informal social ties between people can allow organisations to reach new levels of effectiveness. A quick look at human evolutionary history reveals that the key to our

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Feb 6

Anyone who knows me will, (I hope!) concur that I’m not a huge fan of the ever-expanding volume of corporate terminology that finds itself floating around. Sometimes simplicity is forgotten; sometimes a spade really is, just a spade, but in order to sound clever, verboseness is reverted to. For many, there’s been a particular phrase that

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Dec 8

Are you already getting bored [or should that be terrified?] of the phrase ‘big data?’ If so, I’m hardly surprised. The spectre of having lots of data to sift through (and establish casual links between), is a prospect few but the most highly analytical experts look forward to. HR professionals may well be ‘people-people’, but

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Nov 23

The team recently attended the Better-Data conference hosted by Goldsmith College’s Hungry Mind Lab, which showcased several innovative research technologies within the behavioural and psychological sciences. These tools aim to provide new ways of collecting data as well as collecting new types of information that, prior to these technologies, was impossible to harness. At Silverman Research,

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