‘Employees are now top of the stakeholder wheel’

Ann Francke, chief executive of the Chartered Management Institute, spoke to The Loop this month about how Musk’s takeover went up against modern workforce trends and lost. The CMI has recently released a report, The Everyone Economy, which found business resilience now depends on utilising all the talent and perspectives of your workforce. Is Musk’s… Continue reading ‘Employees are now top of the stakeholder wheel’

‘Takeovers are a time to knit people together rather than exclude them’

This month, Karen Thomas-Bland, founder and director of Seven Transformation and a consultant on over 50 mergers and acquisitions, discusses why Musk’s takeover needed to balance change with stability. She recently wrote for Management Today on how to manage personal egos in a takeover, specifically focusing on Musk and Twitter. Elon Musk has wasted no… Continue reading ‘Takeovers are a time to knit people together rather than exclude them’

Could Elon Musk’s takeover knock Twitter off its perch?

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?