Corporate strategy

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    Sisters of reinvention

    One of the first acts of the new management team at the St George’s Retreat care home was to reopen 20 bedrooms in the convent that the sisters of the Augustinian order had decided to close. The nuns had felt that the view...

    Open-plan government

    The scene is almost Orwellian: an endless maze of corridors lined with brown doors that open on to small, cellular offices, each one the same as the next. These are the headquarters of the Home Office. The physical isolation...

    Mutually inclusive

    For most of its 140-year history, the Hinckley and Rugby Building Society has been a traditionally hierarchical and autocratic organisation. But the appointment of a new chief executive, Barry Hunt, in 1993 marked the start...

    Fast Track to Change on the Heathrow Express

    Author Sue Lownds Publisher IPD (01752 202301) Price £9.95 ISBN 0 85292 746 0 Essentially a “how to” guide on changing organisational culture, this book is not aimed solely at change facilitators, but also...

    BA ballot result threatens Easter strike

    Easter strikes at British Airways are now a possibility after cabin crew backed another wave of industrial action in a long-running dispute with the airline. The Unite union said the results showed "a continued resilience"...