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In the press
06 Sep 2023

Hold fire before rushing to implement your summer holiday “good ideas”

Business Leader

School’s back, holidays are over, and executives and business owners will be coming back refreshed and armed with good ideas for new initiatives they have thought up while taking a well-earned August break.

In the press
31 Aug 2023

Trust the process

CEO Today

Business leaders require courage to implement Integrated Business Planning – it’ll be worth it in the long term.

In the press
29 Aug 2023

CEOs must reject servant leadership - and learn to delegate instead

Management Today

Servant leadership has left CEOs dealing with too many operational decisions. They need to focus on the bigger strategic matters, argues Kirsty Braines, CEO, Oliver Wight EAME.

In the press
14 Aug 2023

Minimizing environmental impact

Mining & Minerals Today

Few businesses face the extreme challenges that mining and extraction businesses encounter in ensuring their operations minimize environmental impact.

27 Jul 2023

How the mismanagement of Thames Water turns up the heat on business leaders to not be greedy

A lack of investment in innovation and short-term thinking has left the UK’s largest water company floundering, but others can learn from the sorry episode so they don’t suffer a sinking feeling.

20 Jul 2023

Global warming is a searingly hot topic – and business leaders must do more before it’s too late

Record temperatures around the world should be alarming for everyone, but the onus is on organizations to take meaningful action, for the sake of humanity.

In the press
01 Jul 2023

The delegation dilemma


Birgit Breitschuh explores the rut many CEOs often find themselves in through short-term fire-fighting.

30 Jun 2023

My first foray into Gartner’s Supply Chain Symposium….

Oliver Wight Partner Ben Collins shares his experience and learnings from attending the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium earlier this month.

28 Jun 2023

Why human capital management is business critical in the age of generative AI

ChatGPT reached 100 million users in only two months, so businesses need to make the most of this game-changing technology, but human resource departments must be invested to ensure people are developed and not demotivated.

26 Jun 2023

How trusted expert partners can accelerate business transformation and innovation 

Change management is a crucial but often neglected area for organizations in 2023, yet a combination of tech tools, data, and old-fashioned storytelling skills will answer the vital question: “What’s in it for me?” 

In the press
23 Jun 2023

Is change fatigue blocking your business transformation?


People will grow sick of seemingly endless reorganisations. Employers therefore need to take measures to keep their staff as engaged and motivated as possible amid all the disruption.

16 Jun 2023

Navigating the AI transition: why change management is business-critical

Evolve or die are the options in this age of digital Darwinism, and recent technological advancements have forced organizations to act, but it’s vital to not forget those caught in the messy middle.

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