Culture

Coronavirus challenge: can we work from home effectively?

As coronavirus tightens its grip, more and more companies are sending their people to work from home. But while greater organisational interest in flexible working is welcome, research suggests there are considerable barriers to enabling work in the home

Should we prioritise finding problems over solving them?

Organisations place great store in having a culture of problem-solving, but there are dangers in being so reactive. Getting on the front foot and problem-finding instead could bring business benefits

Starting from scratch: where to find the most innovative start-ups

What are the secret ingredients that make start-ups thrive? And where are they thriving most? This infographic on start up failure rates takes a global perspective to understand what makes start-ups tick

commute

How Japan’s journeymen suffer stress on the daily commute

As Japan struggles to reform its working culture and introduce more flexible practices, research from the Xymax Real Estate Institute shows the impact of commuting stress on Tokyo’s management class

market

Competing for innovation: internalising the free market

As inter-company competition grows in western markets, how can internal innovation keep pace? Arraz Makhzani of UnWork looks at the benefits and detriments of fierce competition within an organisation

teams

Collaboration conundrum: understanding the changing nature of teams

As the modern workplace evolves, how can we rethink the changing nature of teams? Arraz Makhzani of UnWork weighs up the mounting evidence…

Wellbeing

Cultivating the wellbeing culture: five steps to better employee wellness

The conversation around wellbeing in the workplace is getting louder. Companies are waking up to the idea that corporate wellbeing strategies need a multi-dimensional approach to support employees

Start-up

Dead end: post-mortems demonstrate why start-ups fail

From team disharmony to cash flow issues and lack of market need, there are common reasons start-ups fail according to a new report