Stephen Jones

Stephen is Management Today's reporter, social media editor and unofficial books columnist. Away from the world of business you'll usually find him in a museum or booting balls around a sodden patch of grass. 

 

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When spying on your staff backfires

When spying on your staff backfires

As Barclays' recently-scrapped tracking software shows, snooping on your colleagues is never a good idea.

Andrew Strauss: Leadership lessons from an international cricket captain

Andrew Strauss: Leadership lessons from an international cricket captain

"It's more important to make the decision right than make the right decision."

Unconscious bias in action

Unconscious bias in action

Would you dislike someone just because they’re from the Forest of Dean?

Petrol cars could be scrapped early, Greggs + Asda, RBS's new name

Petrol cars could be scrapped early, Greggs + Asda, RBS's new name

Industry groups have accused the government of “moving the goalposts” and other news you may have missed this week.

Why men are better at self-promotion than women

Why men are better at self-promotion than women

Research shows women underrate their performance even when they have an objective measure of how well they've done.

Books & podcasts for isolated leaders

Books & podcasts for isolated leaders

SharpEnd CEO Cameron Worth turns to audiobooks to help him develop “self-supporting skills”.

Why this CEO attends graduate recruitment days

Why this CEO attends graduate recruitment days

Briefing: Mark Naysmith, UK CEO of WSP.

“The race is for us to get big before our competitors get efficient”

“The race is for us to get big before our competitors get efficient”

How Octopus Energy CEO Greg Jackson plans to make the big six energy suppliers extinct.

How performance rankings can turn culture toxic

How performance rankings can turn culture toxic

They might encourage competition, but staff league tables introduce other pressures.

Ban football chat at work? There are other ways of being inclusive