Adam Gale

Editor

There’s little Adam likes more than a good conversation about business. It’s a good thing really, as MT's editor regularly chews the fat with CEOs, management gurus, academics and entrepreneurs. When he’s not chatting with Sir Martin Sorrell about his Latin O Level or musing about multitasking with Charles Handy, he’s more often than not found ‘deep diving’ into some data set or trying to figure out how to make his computer work. Occasionally covers tech, ironically.

Email: adam.gale@haymarket.com

An Orwellian nightmare for mice: Pest control in the digital age

An Orwellian nightmare for mice: Pest control in the digital age

Case study: Rentokil’s smart mouse traps use real-time surveillance, transforming the company’s service offer.

When doing the right thing gets you in trouble

When doing the right thing gets you in trouble

Concern with appearances can distort behaviour, as this research shows.

How to win at office politics

How to win at office politics

From feuds and power-hoarding to credit-stealing and cliques, workplace power plays can undermine an otherwise successful business.

Proof that CEOs don’t understand their own organisational culture

Proof that CEOs don’t understand their own organisational culture

This study measures the divergence between the values you profess and the values you see around you.

Time pressure undermines transformational leadership

Time pressure undermines transformational leadership

Research: Feeling squeezed at work reduces your capacity to bring the best out of others.

A short note on Brexit
How a company’s history can drag it down

How a company’s history can drag it down

Podcast: In the latest in his Profit Levers series, MIT's Jonathan Byrnes argues that it’s time we reconsidered zero-based budgeting.

Cybercriminals: A case study for decentralised organisations?

Cybercriminals: A case study for decentralised organisations?

A study shows that stereotypes of organised criminals are wide of the mark.

“I have great respect for the capital markets, but I don’t want their chain around my neck”

“I have great respect for the capital markets, but I don’t want their chain around my neck”

Exclusive: PA Consulting CEO Alan Middleton on acquisition bids, growth strategy and life after private equity.

How to change people's minds when they refuse to listen

How to change people's minds when they refuse to listen

Research into climate change deniers shows how behavioural science can break down intransigence.