In management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in their organisations.
Whilst policies have now been implemented to create gender equality, there are other under-represented groups who experience significant barriers in reaching the top, and receive little support in tackling them – one of which, being migrants.
Many people are announcing the end of management. For some, management can no longer be viewed as the formalisation of delegated decision. For others, the increased complexity of companies implies that managers will disappear to give free rein to local initiatives.
Who would be willing to pay for early retirement?
Artificial intelligence is at the heart of every debate. Companies and governments alike are acquiring substantial resources to stay in the running against the American and Chinese giants.
Over the past few decades it seems that governments around the world have fallen in love with the idea of entrepreneurship. And why not?
From large groups to start-ups, virtual multicultural teams are no longer the exception. Employees are required to work remotely. They need to take time differences into account when they interact and internet communication limits their ability to decode messages.
Some researchers have recently questioned the realities of doctoral life in management science research. Certain senior colleagues highlight the moroseness and apprehension of today’s doctoral students, while the same doctoral students, on the other hand, affirm their curiosity and collective spirit.
One of the main features of the processes initiated by the expansion of digitalisation and the development of artificial intelligence, which is currently establishing itself as the only and inevitable means of “progress” in the future, is the desire to conquer and "ideologically" transform managers and organisations portrayed as "ill-adapted, or even obsolete".
Are you in touch with how your emotions at work impact the organisation or your co-workers? Are you able to regulate your feelings so as to make best use of them in a given situation? If so, you probably score well for emotional intelligence (EI)…. And surely that’s a good thing!