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The Unexpected World of Business
24 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Is the travel industry in trouble?
Professor Adrian Palmer discusses how the tourism industry is looking to exit the pandemic. How can airlines and hotels survive and even thrive in a post coronavirus world.
21 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Are you the right FIT?
How do you fit into your workplace and can that change over time. Prof Karen Jansen joins Mark Swain to discuss the toll poor fit does for wellbeing and job satisfaction.
21 minutes | Jan 21, 2020
Are all movies created sequel?
We are living in the age of movie sequels and cinematic universes. Why is that? Professor Peter Miskell explains the economics of Hollywood and how long film followups may stick around.
22 minutes | Nov 25, 2019
The 4 day workweek. Four better or four worse?
Businesses in 2019 are striving to better understand their employees’ desires and aspirations, to allow them to hire the best people and to keep those people content and more productive in the workplace. How do you keep four generations working together effectively and happily? We discussed the pro's and con's in a panel discussion earlier in the year with; - Jo Fairley, Co-Founder of Green & Black’s Chocolate. - Adrian Moorhouse MBE, Managing Director, Lane4 and gold medal olympian. - Nigel Jeremy, Former Chief Learning Officer for BA. - Professor Karen Jansen, Our own Professor in Leadership and Change. As the podcast was recorded live there are some inconsistencies with the audio. We apologise if this impacts your listening experience. Find out more about the 'Four Better or Four Worse' research at https://www.henley.ac.uk/fourdayweek
36 minutes | Aug 15, 2019
Four minds, one ocean & part 2!
Heads together and row are back after their 2000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean. Dr Caroline Rook, Lecturer in Leadership at Henley has led a research project about the team. Focusing on resilience you can find out more about the project and white paper here; hly.ac/row
26 minutes | May 3, 2019
The Quiet Leader
Do you have to be outgoing and extroverted to be an inspirational and effective leadership? Dr Claire Collins joins Mark Swain to discuss how her research argues (without shouting) against this misbelief. Find out more
24 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
How will you work in 2028
What is the future of work? Will you be managing AI colleagues in future and what will motivate the next generation of employees and employers. Mark Swain discusses with Professor Bernd Vogel his research 'Work 2028- Trends, dilemmas & choices' which can be downloaded at https://hly.ac/2FU4kiw
23 minutes | Oct 10, 2018
Four Minds, One Ocean
Why is a Business School sponsoring an Atlantic rowing team? Mark Swain meets Dr Caroline Rook and the Heads Together and Row team to talk about mental health, teamwork and what we can learn about business from it. https://www.henley.ac.uk/
22 minutes | Jul 6, 2018
The Side Effects of the Side Hustle (Feat. Professor Green)
Musician, documentarian and mental health awareness advocate Stephen Manderson (AKA Professor Green) joins host Mark Swain to discuss the emerging economy of side-hustling, and the positive effect it can have on people’s happiness. A new white paper from Henley Business School reveals that not only are 1 in 4 adults now running a side business alongside their main job, but 69% say they feel more positive about life for having their two roles. Listen to the podcast to join the discussion. Guest: • Stephen Manderson (AKA Professor Green) Host: • Mark Swain, Director of Partnerships, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/mark-swain)
35 minutes | Jun 8, 2018
Your age, creativity & stress in the workplace
Does the 9 to 5 kill creativity? How can Neanderthals help you in your professional wellbeing? And what part does ageing play in your job satisfaction? Mark Swain is joined by Dr Tatiana Rowson to learn how companies, employers and employees can use creativity and adaptability to help their short-term work goals and occupational wellness. Guest: • Dr Tatiana Rowson, Lecturer in Coaching, Henley Business School. (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/dr-tatiana-rowson) Host: • Mark Swain, Director of Partnerships, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/mark-swain)
35 minutes | May 8, 2018
Government As A Business... Is It Fit For Purpose?
Is the UK Government fit for purpose? Professor Andrew Kakabadse unveils the unexpected results of his ground-breaking research on the effectiveness of government, joined by University of Reading Vice Chancellor David Bell who gives a personal insight into his fascinating experience as Permanent Secretary of Education under Ed Balls and Michael Gove. Read Andrew’s full report and story on the Henley Business School website: https://www.henley.ac.uk/news/2018/civil-service-effectiveness-review-published Guests: • David Bell, Vice Chancellor, University of Reading (https://www.reading.ac.uk/about/governance/key-people/sir-david-bell.aspx) • Professor Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Leadership, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/professor-andrew-kakabadse) Hosts: • Naeema Pasha, Director of Henley Careers, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/naeema-pasha) • Mark Swain, Director of Partnerships, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/mark-swain)
37 minutes | Mar 8, 2018
Personal Development... A Manifesto for Self-Awareness
Is self-awareness the key to effective leadership? Dr Chris Dalton joins host Naeema Pasha to explore the world of personal development at work, with tips from Chris' Manifesto of Wisdom in Learning, a discussion of awareness and humility, and the importance of listening to your team. Guest: • Dr Chris Dalton, Associate Professor of Management Learning and Leadership, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/chris-dalton) Host: • Naeema Pasha, Director of Henley Careers, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/naeema-pasha)
40 minutes | Jan 10, 2018
Footy Finance...Money and the Beautiful Game
Dr Tom Markham and Professor Adrian Bell joined Mark Swain to talk football finance, research into when to sack a football manager, Mexican kidnappings and whether the government are really using the game ‘Football Manager’ to influence how they approach Brexit! Guests: • Professor Adrian Bell, Head of ICMA Centre, Associate Dean (International), Henley Business School (http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/people/professor-adrian-bell/) • Dr Tom Markham, Head of Strategic Business Development at Sports Interactive, Producer of Kaiser Film and Henley Alumni. Host: • Mark Swain, Director of Partnerships, Henley Business School (https://www.henley.ac.uk/people/person/mark-swain)
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