Listen to our weekly podcast where we critically review topical developments in the news and media with a leadership and management point of view with Business and Finance Journalist, Matt Packer and Head of Research, Policy and Standards at The Institute of Leadership & Management, Kate Cooper.

In this week's Podcast...

  • How succession planning could have averted the failure of building contractor Cuddy Group, which has gone into administration following its founder's serious illness
  • A New Zealand firm sees no drop in productivity after slashing the working week down from five days to four
  • Why is managing upwards such a challenge, and what is the most effective way to approach it?
  • Research uncovers a gender gap in what people consider to be a rude interruption... how does this explain a lot of problems women encounter in meetings?