Posts by Viki Holton

A new leadership lens to navigate complexity

Sharon Olivier, Viki Holton, Kerrie Fleming and Frederick Hölscher describe Ego, Eco and Intuitive leadership – three capabilities that managers can deploy to successfully navigate complex problems. When, according to the Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, 2018, 11,000 business and HR leaders tell us that future organisations will no longer be assessed only on…

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Working women: a path to success

Women have undoubtedly begun to make progress in their struggle for equality in career progression. But there is still a long way to go say Fiona Dent and Viki Holton. Here they offer women a number of practical tools, ideas and suggestions that will contribute to the management of their career success The past 10 years illustrate just how…

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Coping with Complexity

Personal resilience is an increasingly necessary tool to face the stress of a complex work environment. Fiona Dent and Viki Holton describe what it is and how to attain it. Organisational life today demands more from individuals and is far more complex than in previous decades. While modern (and indeed historical) business life has always…

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How Women can Navigate to Become Global Leaders

Fiona Dent and Viki Holton detail how organisations can help more women to become business leaders. It is clear to us from our own and others’ research that organisations and senior teams within them increasingly recognise the importance of the role of women in business and, indeed, see it as a key business imperative. There…

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Searching for the Holy Grail

Patricia Hind and Viki Holton outline four principles of effective management development The organisations most of us live and work in are many and varied. They may have a commercial, educational, social, sporting or other focus but they are the life blood of our society. Most of us spend our lives, whether working or relaxing,…

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Change: Opportunity or Threat?

Viki Holton and Fiona Dent explain how to introduce change successfully. Change remains one of the most significant contemporary business challenges for organisations, leaders and managers. Recent research by Ashridge Business School in the UK that surveyed leaders in the private, public and higher education sectors indicated that implementing and managing change remains a major…

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