Four key rules for successful leadership

Christian Harrison, University of the West of Scotland The disruption and devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. Not only has it taken the lives of more than 5 million people around the world, it has also seriously wounded the global economy. Thousands of businesses have gone bust and employees are demotivated, with almost four in 10 feeling less galvanised at work since the pandemic. There has been a decline in productivity for most businesses, with those sectors involving the most social contact bearing the brunt. I recently wrote about the skills that effective leaders need to … Continue reading Four key rules for successful leadership

Final 54 minutes of communication from Flight #MH370

  This is the last 54 minutes of cockpit communication aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. A transcript of conversations between the co-pilot and the control tower, and later with air traffic control, runs from the time the Boeing 777 airliner was taxiing on the runway to its last known position thousands of feet above the Gulf of Thailand. It includes communications when the plane is believed by investigators to have already been sabotaged and the last words of Fariq Abdul Hamid, the 27-year-old co-pilot: “All right, good night”. Last night analysts said the sequence of messages appeared to … Continue reading Final 54 minutes of communication from Flight #MH370