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Nurse Managers and their identity crisis. Profs. Charlotte CroftGraeme Currie and Andy Lockett of Warwick Business School examine the case of nurse managers who are expected to be subordinates as well as leaders, revealing how the two identities impact work and emotional well-being.

Revolutionising HR with the help of analytics Profs. Steven McCartney and Na FuTrinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin shed light on how companies can successfully capitalise on HR analytics to enhance organisational performance and employee satisfaction.

How do professionals with multiple job identities handle their different roles? Professors Charlotte Croft, Graeme Currie and Andy Lockett of Warwick Business School examine the case of nurse managers who are expected to be subordinates as well as leaders, revealing how the two identities impact work and emotional well-being.
With tons of workforce data at their disposal, organisations are looking in the same direction: HR analytics. Despite the fandom, it is a skill few possess. Professors Steven McCartney and Na Fu, Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin shed light on how companies can successfully capitalise on HR analytics to enhance organisational performance and employee satisfaction.

The fight against corporate social irresponsibility (CSiR). Professors Rafael AlcadipaniFGV-EAESP, and Cíntia Rodrigues de Oliveira MedeirosFagen UFU take a sharp look at ethics, legal frameworks and ways forward to combat corporate social irresponsibility and corporate crime.

Mentorship as a Disruptive Tool for Cultivating 21st Century Leaders. Laura McDermott, Director of Academic Experience and Innovation at IE Business School, Adjunct Professor of Innovation and Design at IE University, and Alexandra Zografou, Manager of the MVDM Mentor Program at IE, explore the untapped potential of mentorship.

In part 2 of the feature on corporate misconduct, Profs. Rafael Alcadipani, FGV-EAESP, and Cíntia Rodrigues de Oliveira Medeiros, Fagen UFU take a sharp look at ethics, legal frameworks and ways forward to combat corporate social irresponsibility and corporate crime.
Mentorship as a Disruptive Tool for Cultivating 21st Century Leaders. Laura McDermott, Director of Academic Experience and Innovation at IE Business School, Adjunct Professor of Innovation and Design at IE University, and Alexandra Zografou, Manager of the MVDM Mentor Program at IE, explore the untapped potential of mentorship.

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