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Professional Knowledge Bank: articles and expertise

Professional Knowledge Bank

Proud to be custodians of a growing bank of articles, industry knowledge and insights generated by alumni.

Kim Tasso

Business Book Competition, ‘Better Business Relationships’ author Kim Tasso

No matter what the role in an organization, the ability to influence, persuade, motivate and encourage others to act effectively is vital. Better Business Relationships brings together a wealth of knowledge and practical advice, from psychology and management to communications and sales, in order to provide insight and guidance to both new and more experienced workers alike, who may be dealing with both internal colleagues and external clients and suppliers. Better Business Relationships is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their relationships at work and gain a greater understanding of critical social and communications skills required to succeed in any professional environment.

Read about Kim Tasso

Enter to win a free copy of ‘Better Business Relationships'. The book competition opens on 26 September 2018 and closes at midnight BST on 26 October 2018. Click here to read the Terms & Conditions.

 

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New Article: Working Under Pressure: Emotional Intelligence in the Work Place

In this article, Gwyneth Letherbarrow examines the concept of emotional intelligence and its role in the work place. 

 

Featured articles

Managing Globally by Nick Wilkinson

Nick synthesizes his experience in some pragmatic recommendations for the newly appointed global manager.

When the Going Gets Tough: Mentoring for Career Enhancement of Senior MBA Awarded Managers by Sylvia Pavlova

In her article, Gwyneth examines the concept of emotional intelligence and its role in the work place.

Systems Thinking - A Novice View Point by Paul Taylor

Paul scrutinises systems thinking, its operation in different industries and the issues associated with it.

How you can contribute

In the competitive world of career development, publishing an article or a series of articles can boost your CV and enhance your reputation with colleagues and peers. Our web repository gives a highly-reputed, long term online presence for articles written by OUBS alumni. Benefits include:

  • demonstrating expertise in your field.
  • generating traffic to your LinkedIn profile or company website
  • growing your networking opportunities with other OUBS alumni
  • impacting links to your publication on related sites; the article can also be cited in other writing

If you are interested in contributing an article or would like to find out more about guidance for your writing please contact Martha Tengenesha.


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Upcoming Events

Oct 17

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Academic Writing 101

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Oct 24

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Webinar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Jun 27

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 17:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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