Elon Musk’s rocky and controversial $44 billion takeover of the social media platform Twitter has been capturing headlines for months. Following a protracted back-and-forth over whether Musk would buy the company, the purchase was finalised in October. Since then, Musk has sacked thousands of staff, as well as the CEO and much of the leadership… Continue reading Could Elon Musk’s takeover knock Twitter off its perch?
Speaking to The Times newspaper recently, German-born and English-raised professional footballer Jamal Musiala remarked how the system of player development in Germany is more “team-based”. In contrast, the Bayern Munich midfielder said, England’s system is more focused on the individual. More and more sports teams in other countries, but also in the UK, have looked… Continue reading England’s individual-focused approach v Europe’s teams-focused approach
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world in early 2020, organisations were forced into significant changes in how they operated. We explored in our July edition last year how firms were beginning to think about the longer term implementation of hybrid systems. Since then, the challenges of such setups have become apparent. In an article in the Financial… Continue reading The challenges of hybrid working
With worries in both the UK and US regarding impending recession, businesses are having to think about how they can drive productivity and output with the same number of, or potentially fewer, workers.
For the July edition of The Loop, we take a look at the key things to consider when faced with a change in leadership.
Questions remain whether the great resignation is still just a temporary change to the way employees approach work or if it is actually a permanent shift in employees’ mindsets.
The spectre of proximity bias hangs over both employers and employees adopting hybrid arrangements, with clear worries over whether those in the office will receive more preferential treatment to those based primarily at home.
One notable result of Google’s annual ‘Googlegeist’ employee survey was a second consecutive year of negative feelings regarding hierarchy and bureaucracy, with just 46 per cent responding positively.
With COVID-19 accelerating many businesses’ digital transitions, and since Mark Zuckerberg’s commitment to spend $10 billion a year over the next decade on the metaverse, interest in this area has skyrocketed.
The February edition of The Loop examines the new employee experience (EX) that has emerged as we move into 2022 and beyond the pandemic.