Charismatic leaders are not always the answer

Tim Hammett & Dr. Stephen Sloan look at the relationship between charismatic leadership and narcissism. Clients often seek charismatic leadership to help them through their difficulties but this paper suggests that charismatic leadership alone is not enough to sustain a business through longer term challenges. To understand why this is...

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CFO to NED: Discuss

Building on a strong legacy and reputation in the CFO and Non Exec community, Norman Broadbent Group recently hosted another successful and stimulating breakfast. As usual we tackled a number of topics; however that particular morning’s question was “Why do CFOs want to become Non-Executive Directors?” In today’s business market, with...

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Research & Insight: Business planning and budgeting de-risked

In 2014, Deloitte reported that 80% of organisations spent eight weeks or more on annual budgeting. Yet despite this significant time commitment, the most obvious and basic aspects of risk management/mitigation are often not explicitly integrated into the budgeting process. Now, nearly five years on, CFOs and business managers still confront...

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