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How Noise Causes Problems with Our Decision-Making Capability

Organisational Success Podcast

There are many things that interfere with our ability to make good decisions and judgements. In a new book by Daniel Kahneman, Cass Sunstein and Olivier Sibony, noise is identified as having a major negative impact on both our decision-making and judgements. In this fascinating interview, David talks with co-author Professor Olivier Sibony about what noise […]

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How to Moderate Extreme Thinking, Behaviour and Obsessions at Work

Organisational Success Podcast

Extremism, or behaviour and thinking that becomes relentlessly focused on one or a small group of issues, can be seen as both a negative and a positive dependent on the intention and outcome. For example, professional tennis players Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, artist Henry Matisse, scientist Marie Curie, the Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức, who […]

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Hubris: The Effect It Has On Organisations And People

Dennis Toursh

Hubris is frequently forwarded as an explanation for many forms of organisational failure. Hubris is a form of  overconfidence or extreme and inordinate self-confidence, over-optimism, excessive self-esteem, pride as well as arrogance. Hubris as an explanation for organisational failure Studies have found that recourse to hubris as an explanation for organisational failure, particularly in industries like […]

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Improve your relationships, build trust and communicate better

Organisational Success Podcast

The quality of our relationships defines our life and work. Our relationships with others depend and develop on trust and good communication. Communication failures or poor communication lie at the heart of many problems in our organisations today. In this podcast David talks with Professor Guy Lubitsh, co-author of the new book Connect: Resolve conflict, […]

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Paradox theory and the paradoxes of Covid-19 – research interview

Organisational Success Podcast

Paradox Theory has a lot to say about the situations people and organisations have found themselves in during the Covid pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic has presented society, individuals and organisations a range of serious problems and challenges. Many of these are paradoxes that often go unrecognised and undiagnosed. Further, understanding how to deal with the […]

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Scientists in the boardroom – interview with Dr. Ruby Campbell

Organisational Success Podcast

Subscribe on iTunes Player FM Listen on Spotify Listen on Podbean Scientists in every boardroom Dr Ruby Campbell LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drrubycampbell/ Twitter: @ProveritasGroup Email Ruby Transcript David Wilkinson (00:00:00): Today I’d like to welcome Dr. Ruby Campbell who’s written a very interesting book called Scientists in The Boardroom: Harnessing the Power of STEMM Leaders in Every […]

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The Principled Leadership Scale – Interview / podcast

Principled leadership

Introduction Principled leadership is essential in todays environment. Issues like the Enron scandal (where the Chief Executive was found guilty of 18 counts of fraud, conspiracy and insider trading) and the VW emissions scandal (where technology was used to cheat emissions testing protocol and a range of other scandals) show that unethical and unprincipled decision-making […]

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Employee dissent spirals and how to deal with them

The OR Podcast

It is estimated that somewhere between 50 and 70% of employees, will, at some point in their employment feel that the organisation has wronged, mistreated or let them down in some way. These issues are referred to as psychological contract breaches. This is where an employee feels that the organisation has failed to fulfil its […]

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Paradoxical leader behaviours – New podcast – Episode 9

Organisational Success Podcast

  Transcript   Today’s organisations are increasingly facing environments characterised by complexity, volatility and uncertainty, placing extra demands on leaders to adopt holistic thinking approaches in order to meet organisational and individual needs. Leadership approaches are shifting, and organisations arguably require even more creativity than before. In this podcast Sarah and David explore a new […]

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