Welcome to the Leadership Toolbox
In assembling the toolbox the team have been very conscious of the vast volumes of material on current management thinking, an industry in its own right, a consequence of this is that there are some areas where we have not found good material, but we are still looking. The topics are clustered under the the themes set out below. Some topics span several themes and will appear under more than one heading. The clustering seemed logical to us, but it may not to you so you can just jump to a topic using the main menu.
We hope you find this a useful resource for student and worker. If you are seeking additional help just use the Get in Touch link below.
Using this Site
We provide open access to a series of short summaries under the heading “Five minutes on…”.
They are short, hopefully sharp, summaries providing a subject overview/introduction. They may not answer all your questions but we hope you will find them helpful, provocative, stimulating and informative.
If you want to know more and have a couple of hours to invest, you will find the “take a deeper dive” learning units very useful. They include the latest thinking from academics and writers on management.
Most of them are about 25 pages in length. One from each theme is open source, for the rest we charge a small fee to cover the costs of managing this site.
Corporate and social responsibility (CSR) concerns how organisations conduct their work in a way that takes into account of their social, economic and environmental impact and considers the of human rights of all stakeholders; internal and external.
This requires continual improvement to ensure profitability and competitive performance of the business, its processes, its speed of response and its ability to deliver cost-effective and timely outputs.
Work collaboratively as a member of a team, ensuring that one’s own contribution maximises the team’s overall performance.
Plan and manage change within the organisation so as to transform the business to achieve the intended commercial, structural and organisational outcomes.
Plan, organise, monitor and improve your own performance needs a certain level of reflection and self-assessment. The aim -to produce timely, accurate and innovative outputs, even when you are under pressure or working in times of uncertainty.
There are many business and organisational activities that don’t fit in a neat category. In many cases the technique, tool or analysis my be applied across many operational activities. So here you will find a range of tools and techniques to support your work and study.
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