The best managers are women aged over 55

9th June 2015 Press

New research says that women in their late 50s are most suited to leadership roles…

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Leadership styles: Only 8% of leaders are ‘transformational’

5th June 2015 Press

PwC thinks older leaders and women are the most likely to be able to drive huge change.

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Merkel, Clinton and co are proof that employers ‘granny-track’ at their peril

5th June 2015 Press

If you’re looking for a transformational leader you’d best pick a woman over 55 – as those at the top of … read more

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When the fact of testing matters more than the results or the test itself

7th May 2015 Press

What counts as evidence of the validity of social programmes? Validity in this context isn’t always clearly defined but may be … read more

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Are you a positivist or an idealist about social programmes?

2nd March 2015 Press

If I ever get a tattoo it will probably be a chunk of text from a book by Ian Hacking. I … read more

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A measurement revolution for the feudal barons of the charity world?

13th February 2015 Press

I’m not the first person, nor will I be the last, to point out that the quality of evidence for the … read more

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It’s hard to judge a charity’s performance by its emotional rhetoric

12th February 2015 Press

Questions about whether a particular charity fulfils its aims are being asked with increasing frequency these days, and quite right too. It’s … read more

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This new era demands collective leadership, not heroic individuals

1st August 2014 Press

The old style of leadership is at odds with our complex and networked world…

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Old School Campaigning Wont Stop Extreme Weather

6th March 2014 Press

The UK Floods and brutally cold weather in the US is keeping climate change on the agenda. Campaigners are seizing on … read more

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Be a Better MP and You Can Have Your Money

10th December 2013 Press

I for one am open to increasing MPs pay. If, and it is a very big ‘if’, they become much, much … read more

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