Articles and downloads » Interesting Articles from Other Sources

The articles featured on this page are drawn from a number of different sources.

These are a number of recent articles published by the CIPD relating to:

  • Sustaiinable High Performance - What Really Makes the Difference
  • Creating an Engaged Workforce
  • Voice & Engagement - How Does Collective Consultation Contribute
  • Shared Purpose - The Golden Thread

These can all be downloaded from the CIPD website.

Recent publications from the Work Foundation include:

  • Deal or No Deal
  • Quality People Management for Quality Outcomes
  • Understanding the Deal

These can be downloaded from the Work Foundation website.

Margaret Wheatley has produced many thought provoking articles. 'What We Measure and Why?' gives a perceptive insight into the potentially destructive power of measurement as it is all too often employed. The article can be downloaded here and more information about Meg Wheatley's work can be found at

David MacLeod and Nita Clarke were commissioned by the Department of Business (BIS) to take an in-depth look at employee engagement and to report on its potential benefits for organisations and employees. Their report 'Engaging for Success- Enhancing Performance Through Employee Engagement' was published in 2008.

There is an excellent article published by the NeuroLeadership Institute which highlights latest brain research and which has significant implications for engagement,management conversations and behaviour and organisational performance

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