Think: Cranfield - March 2010

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Think: Cranfield is the online newsletter of Cranfield School of Management. It features the latest in management thinking and research output from Cranfield's world class faculty and researchers.

The March 2010 edition of Think Cranfield addresses ways to better face up to key issues arising from today's challenging environment. In Managing in a Crisis, a disastrous car safety recall reminds us of the need to handle a crisis well. Setting targets is commonplace, and an article describes a 10 point approach to greater effectiveness. We can’t escape from economic realities, and an economist spells out Economic Watchwords for 2010. On a similar note, Maintaining an External Perspective will bring major benefits if you understand how to do this effectively.

Managing in a crisis

A major car recall reminds us of the need to handle a crisis well, and what that means in practice. View Article

Setting targets

Whilst most organisations adopt target setting, few do this thoroughly and effectively. Based on research evidence, a 10 point approach identifies a route to success. View Article

Economic Watchwords for 2010

An economist's perspective on key lessons from the recent past and what will be the watchwords for 2010 and beyond. View Article

Maintaining an external perspective

Practical ways to maintain an external perspective in a today's busy business environment. View Article

Other news from Cranfield School of Management

Click here for more details on the Executive Retreat being held at Cranfield, News on the School’s Advisory Board and to view the Spring 2010 edition of Management Focus, the School's bi-annual thought leadership magazine. View Article

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