Innovation or Creativity – What’s it to be?

There is a commonly used saying that “Research is about turning money into knowledge” and “Innovation is about turning knowledge into money”.   Governments generally define research as activities that entail technical risk. In other words, there is no guarantee of a useful outcome. Governments the world over provide research funding clear in the knowledge

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Change management is an oxymoron

by Ian Berry.  Copyright. All rights reserved worldwide. Change management in my view, like strategic planning, is an oxymoron. Change initiatives are highly successful when leadership (both as something we do for other people as well as for ourselves) and management, are thought about and acted on in partnership rather than as the one discipline.

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Maxine Tod appointed Director of Business Partnerships

The Professional Conference Organisers Association have appointed Maxine Tod to the newly-created role of Director of Business Partnerships. Maxine will bring a wealth of experience to the role, having previously worked for 13 years as International and Domestic Business Development Manager, Palazzo Versace. Maxine worked from December 1999 to September 2000 on the pre-opening of

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