What you need to know: December 2019

Fresh ideas, surprising opportunities and valuable insights from across the web: Management Today's picks of the day.

by Management Today
Last Updated: 06 Dec 2019


6 signs that your corporate culture has gone astray

If left unattended, culture can become a liability. Harvard Business Review

End of the road for Eddie Stobart? 

One of the UK’s most recognisable logistics firms is caught up in a family battle. The Guardian

What Manchester City vs Manchester United tells you about capitalism

Both represent contrasting systems. The Conversation



What Elizabeth Holmes taught me about gender bias

Sometimes we can be too eager to believe the story. FT

Don’t adopt the persona you think you should have

The 10 principles for leadership presence. Strategy + Business

Inside the businesses left behind by politics

The political climate  is offering little hope to companies in the UK’s manufacturing heartland. The Telegraph


Do you speak English English?

How native english speakers can stop confusing everyone else. FT

M&S rolls out urban farming in stores

The scheme is the first stage of the retailer’s partnership with Infarm. Retail Gazette

The rise and fall of a management blackbelt

Six Sigma became a must-have a management tool in the early noughties. Quartz  


Is digital distraction really as bad as you think

Screen-time can be managed. Fast Company

The US has declared a trade war on champagne and cheese

The EU is yet to respond. The Telegraph

Netflix’s empire of debt

The video streamer’s rapid rise, and long term prospects. The Guardian


Disabled employees are paid 12 per cent less

The disability pay gap is widest for people aged between 30 and 40. BBC

Which are the UK’s most aggressive tax avoiders?

You have six guesses. The Guardian

BT bins performance-related bonuses

Long-term incentive plans have become increasingly controversial in recent years. FT

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