Research and Points of view

White Papers & Points of View

Both academics and faculty working on both qualification and executive education programmes regularly produce white papers, points of view and short, non-academic surveys on subjects related to their research and work with clients. These are in four key areas:

Coaching whitepapers and points of view

White papers

White paper - Coaching supervision and its use in working with leaders »
Dr Patricia Bossons, Director, The Henley Centre for Coaching & Behavioural Change

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Points of view

The challenges of cross-cultural coaching »
Dr Patricia Bossons, Director, The Henley Centre for Coaching & Behavioural Change, and Denis Sartain. This article is a summary of our reflections from a wide range of cross-cultural coaching experiences which we have encountered.


Surveys

Coaching Teams at work »
A new survey by Henley Business School in partnership with Lane4


Corporate Learning Priorities survey »
Henley Business School. We asked our clients and contacts worldwide for their perspective on the learning and development landscape in 2016.

HR white papers and points of view

White papers

White paper - Zero based HR »
David Birchall, Nick Holley and Nick Kemsley. 
A study byThe Centre of HR Excellence at Henley Business School.


Resourceful & responsive: the role of HR in a recession »
Nick Holley and Alison Doyle. Now more than ever, as the recession bites, HR as a function faces great challenge but also great opportunity.


Points of view

Brex-ploration – The search for clarity in a post-referendum climate »
Nick Kemsley, The Henley Centre for HR Excellence
A short while ago, the UK voted in an EU referendum and the world as we know it changed a little bit more, but this time very close to home.  The problem is that we don’t yet know how.


 HR - a glimpse of the future? »

Nick Kemsley, Co-Director, The Henley Centre for HR Excellence
Over the last decade or so, HR has striven to re-invent itself, spurred on by a number of key models and benchmarks which, over the same period, have become embedded as the central aspiration of HR functions all over the world.


The HR Doctor - Nick Holley »
In this series of tongue-in-cheek articles, first published in Personnel. Today, Nick Holley, Director of the Henley Centre for HR Excellence, takes the role of HR Doctor. Nick diagnoses 10 common diseases suffered by HR professionals and the teams they work in and suggests the remedies needed to restore full health.


How HR can be commercial »
Professor Dominic Swords. Commercial insight is increasingly sought after amongst HR professionals. They face the challenge of facing in two directions at the same time: one way to support and facilitate growth and development in the business...


Social Media in HR »
Nick Holley, Programme Director, Henley Business School. Social media; fast moving, evolving, confusing? It's a bit like Marmite - some love it, some hate it. But in the UK anyway social media is a fact of life - both at home and at work.


Leadership white papers and points of view

White papers

Tomorrow's Leadership and the Necessary Revolution in Today's Leadership Development »
Professor Peter Hawkins, Professor of Leadership


Was Albert Einstein an imposter? And what has that got to do with attending The Henley Leadership Programme »

Dr Suzanne Pollack, Programme Director of The Henley
Leadership Programme


Rewiring your brain – new pathways to leadership »

Dr Suzanne Pollack, Programme Director of The Henley
Leadership Programme


The Leader as Coach the coaching relationship »
Claire Collins, Subject Area Leader for Leadership and Change


Coaching Supervision and its use in working with leaders »
Dr Patricia Bossons, Director of Henley Coaching Services


Beyond the heroic CEO: the changing challenge of leadership »
Peter Hawkins, Professor of Leadership,Henley Business School
'What can you uniquely do that the world of tomorrow needs?'


Knowledge Sharing 2.0 and the social media genie »
Christine Van Winkelen, Visiting Academic Fellow, Henley Business School
Jane McKenzie, Professor of Management Knowledge and Learning, Henley Business School


An investigation into human capital management and the ambidextrous organisation »
Christine Van Winkelen, Henley Business School, and Professor Jane McKenzie, Henley Business School.


Leadership to boost your organisation's energy and performance »
Dr Bernd Vogel, Assistant Professor of Leadership & Organisational Behaviour.
Business thinkers suggest organisations should 'mobilise' and executives explain that they are trying to 'activate' their companies.


Successful Change Leadership »
Jane Cranwell-Ward, Programme Director. At Henley Business School we go to great lengths to help participants increase their self awareness of their strengths, leadership style, and ways they can play to their strengths to be a successful change leader.


New world, new organisations, new leadership »
Professor Dominic Swords, Professor Christopher Bones and Professor Peter Hawkins.
New thinking on how organisations engage with change.


Five routes to Real Leadership Development »
Dr Paul Aitken
Leadership development has reached a critical crossroad. A number of forces; geo-politics, the carbon economy, emerging economic power bases, ideological diversity..


Leading for Sustainability »
Associate Professor Steve Downing, Associate Professor of Strategy
A Journey Through the Business Case and Beyond and Inwards - Sustainability is a large, rapidly growing, critical, complex and contested topic.


Sustainability, responsibility and governance »
Peter Davis
The challenges of leading aNew thinking on how organisations engage with changen organisation in complex times...

Points of view

Is ‘busyness’ really necessary… or did Leonardo da Vinci have it right? »
Graham Louden-Carter
The greatest geniuses sometimes accomplish more when they work less’ - Leonardo da Vinci.


 

Being a positive force in leadership »
Graham Louden-Carter
Perspectives on leadership from Faculty on The Leadership Programme.


Being the best leader you can be »
Dr Suzanne Pollack, Programme Director, The Leadership Programme
Perspectives on leadership from Faculty on The Leadership Programme.


Developing Self-Awareness »
Phil Radcliff, Dr Suzanne Pollack, Peter Holt, Faculty, The Leadership Programme
Perspectives on leadership from Faculty on The Leadership Programme.


The power of relationships in leadership »
Graham Louden-Carter, Faculty, The Leadership Programme
Perspectives on leadership from Faculty on The Leadership Programme.


The future direction of the European management model »
Speech by Professor Chris Bones, Professor John Board, Professor Brian Scott-Quinn, and Professor Peter Hawkins. The text of a special lecture given by Professor Christopher Bones, Dean, Henley Business School at the Alpbach Economic Forum...


The Henley Manifesto - Restoring Confidence in UK PLC »
Professor John Board, Professor Chris Bones, Professor Stephen Lee, Associate Professor Kevin Money, Professor Brian Scott-Quinn. Four short essays on the key drivers that will ensure that we rebuild the reputation of both the UK's financial services sector...

Strategic Management white papers and points of view

White papers

Demystifying strategy - Download »
George Tovstiga, Professor of Strategy and Innovation Management
Economies, markets and competitors are moving fast. The international economic crisis has created a state of lingering uncertainty; in fact the only certainty now is that the nature of competition has changed irreversibly.


Successful Change Leadership - Download »
Jane Cranwell-Ward, Programme Director
At Henley Business School we go to great lengths to help participants increase their self awareness of their strengths, leadership style, and ways they can play to their strengths to be a successful change leader.


Capturing Return on Innovation - Download »
Professor George Tovstiga, Professor of Strategy and Innovation
Why do some companies succeed in turning innovation into profit and others fail? Myths and mystique abound.


Five Lessons in Successful Customer Management - Download »
Professor Moira Clark, Professor of Strategic Marketing, Henley Business School
Customer Management is at a crucial point in its development. It is emerging into, potentially, a management tool of great strategic importance.


Beyond Reputation Measurement - Download »
Using Reputation to Create Value - Associate Professor Kevin Money, Dr Carola Hillenbrand, Henley Business School
Reputation is often defined as a perception of character.


Leading for Sustainability - Download »
A Journey Through the Business Case and Beyond and Inwards - Associate Professor Steve Downing, Associate Professor of Strategy, Henley Business School
Sustainability is a large, rapidly growing, critical, complex and contested topic.


Sustainability, responsibility and governance - Download »
The challenges of leading an organisation in complex times - Peter Davis
CR and sustainability,properly undertaken, reflect the most important challenge facing managers today: how to manage complexity?


Points of view

Planning for success after a merger or acquisition - Download »
Danny A Davies, Programme Director
For a merger or acquisition to achieve its potential it is important for the deal to be well-structured in the fi rst place but it is equally important to plan comprehensively
for the integration of the two businesses - something that is often underestimated.


Many Paths - Danny A Davis - Download » - Danny A Davies, Programme Director

For a merger or acquisition to achieve its potential it is important for the deal to be well-structured in the fi rst place but it is equally important to plan comprehensively for the integration of the two businesses - something that is often underestimated.