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Emancipation Through Emotion Regulation at Work

June 13, 2017

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Dirk Lindebaum discusses the motivation behind his new book.
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Emancipation Through Emotion Regulation at Work

May 16, 2017

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CHAINDirk Lindebaum examines how to use reappraisals, and express anger (constructively) instead of ‘managing’ it. […]

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Corporate social responsibility – who really benefits?

February 6, 2017

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Anders Örtenblad examines the sometimes unintended consequences of being ‘good’.

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The Importance of Boring Old Public Management

May 26, 2016

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public-mgt-blog-picChristopher Pollitt explains.

The mass media are full of political theatre but usually say little about the management and administration of public programmes. Management may get attention when something goes wrong (‘Accident and Emergency departments in crisis!’; ‘Passport office chaos!’) but most of the time administrative issues are seemingly too boring to attract much journalistic attention.

This lack of interest in managerial issues is often echoed among politicians themselves. They are busy feeding the 24/7 news cycle with stories of personalities, innovations, transformations, disasters, plots and crises. Organising things is not their forté – most politicians have little experience of running large, complex organisations, and in career terms they have little to gain from investing much time in learning how to do so.

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