Blogs

Getting ready: What to wear? How to speak?

  • 16 Sep 2021
I just received the invitation for the first workshop of my Henley Executive MBA studies and I'm happy that despite the challenging COVID situation we will be traveling to the campus in Henley, UK. It feels good to get started but it also raises some questions regarding proper attire for the workshops and my spoken English.
How can organisations build trust? - Henley Business School Finland

Board leadership โ€“ a challenge of engagement

  • 8 Sep 2021
Why is engagement crucial for boards operating in increasingly demanding and competitive environments? Andrew Kakabadse, Professor of Governance and Leadership at Henley Business School considers the question.

Career sustainability and the purpose of education

  • 2 Sep 2021
Dr David Pendleton, Professor in Leadership at Henley Business School explores the role of education and the need to adapt in today's business environment.
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears - Henley Business School Finland

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears

  • 19 Aug 2021
In preparation for my Executive MBA studies, I have made a mental division of the coming study years: 2021, 2022 and 2023 and Iโ€™ve also reflected on my personal hopes and fears for this journey.
Why should we stop playing down ageism at work? - Henley Business School Finland

Why should we stop playing down ageism at work?

  • 4 Aug 2021
Dr Tatiana Rowson about age (and ageism) at work and why this is not only a diversity issue but an occupational health and wellbeing issue too.
Reducing working hours in Iceland - Henley Business School Suomessa

Reducing working hours in Iceland: Lessons on workload and flexibility

  • 27 Jul 2021
Iceland has been on the news because between 2014 and 2019 it trialled a move from a 40-hour to a 35- or 36-hour working week among over 2,500 workers in the public sector. Dr Rita Fontinha looks at Iceland's recent trial of a shorter working week and its consistency with Henley's research findings on the four-day week.
Why an Executive MBA? - Henley Business School Finland

Why an EMBA? Thatโ€™s what many people ask.

  • 6 Jul 2021
Iโ€™ve been considering EMBA studies for many years. Despite many critical comments, Iโ€™ve decided to pursue Henleyโ€™s EMBA and in this blog I share my reasoning behind this decision.

Diversity benefits every Firm

  • 2 Jul 2021
Why are targets for inclusion and diversity crucial for any successful business, including the palace? Dr Naeema Pasha explains using findings from The Equity Effect research.

Ready to EMBArk!

  • 16 Jun 2021
Iโ€™m excited to share my new appointment as the Finnish brand ambassador for Henleyโ€™s Executive MBA (EMBA) programme. I will begin my studies in October 2021, and expect to complete them by the end of 2023. I invite you to join me on this quest!
resilience - leadership - Henley Business School Finland

Fragile โ€“ Resilient โ€“ Anti-fragile

  • 7 Jun 2021
If not addressed, fragility can have long-lasting and sometimes career-ending outcomes. How, then, can senior leaders develop anti-fragility, where they are not only withstanding the hurricane of life in the organisational fast-lane, but can actually flourish in this setting?

Are you an authentic leader?

  • 4 Jun 2021
Jo Marchant was on the first cohort of the MA Leadership between June 2016 and April 2018. It was an amazing experience for her having the opportunity to study leadership and implementing her learning in her organisation. The biggest takeaway for her personally though was learning how to lead authentically, in short how to be โ€œherselfโ€ in her leadership.
remote work -healthy performance - Henley Business School Finland

How to support healthy performance in a technology-based remote workforce?

  • 1 Jun 2021
How are you coping with the remote working routines? While this new normal can be challenging, recent research has suggested that remote working may lead to improved performance.