News pages 10 to 11.

Studies highlight poor management behaviour A string of studies has revealed unethical behaviour, poor strategic skills and shaky people management ability among managers and leaders, prompting calls for employers to “step up”, and highlighting the contribution that...

News pages 12-13

South Africa: training omits Afrocentric values A South African black woman was traumatised by being propelled into coaching an older white male in front of other coach trainees, a request that stirred up ghosts of Apartheid and became confused with traditional...

Women on top

Being mentored, being involved in critical job assignments and networking with senior decision makers are bigger factors in getting women promoted than HR processes, suggests research.   Women themselves believe objective HR processes are the most important...

OBE for coach Kiki Maurey

Executive coach Kiki Maurey was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2013 for services to women, and minorities in business. Former OCM student Maurey has expertise as a policy and management consultant in the public, private, not-for-profit...