ICE Blog

Insights into organisational change

I was delighted to be asked by Dr Julie Hodges, Associate Professor at Durham University Business School and a leading expert on organisational change, to share some of ICE’s experiences as a contribution towards her latest book Consultancy, Organisational Development and Change – a practical guide to giving value.

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Women’s Business Networks and exciting developments in Beijing

Networking as a business activity has been demonstrated to be a powerful tool for new venture creation, business development  as well as career progression. Much research has shown that contact networks and developing relationships with a range of different people both formally and informally are critical for business success (Hall and Bennett 1999, 2002). Successful

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Inspiring entrepreneurial women leaders in North East education

I recently had the privilege of being asked to deliver a keynote speech at the inaugural meeting of the North East Women Leading in Education Network to put into context entrepreneurial leadership for aspiring women leaders in education.

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Enterprise Education. The what, the why and the how.

Enterprise education provides students the opportunity to identify, use and develop a range of skills and qualities that are generally recognised as being essential for the future workforce, as well as for anyone thinking about starting their own busines

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企业培训

企业培训是什么?为什么展开企业培训以及如何开展培训。

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Boundary spanning – savvy networking for the 21st Century

Today, through technology, it has never been easier to connect with people we don’t know, and we do it almost without thinking, daily, even hourly, in a manner that couldn’t have been conceived only a few years ago. But behind this seemingly unconscious act lies some fundamental principles that, if we were to consider them in a more deliberate way, could be the key to our personal and professional fulfilment and success.

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Switching on entrepreneurial consciousness in young people

Now, more than ever before, our young people need to be equipped with the skills, know-how and confidence to thrive in an unpredictable future. We need to switch on their entrepreneurial consciousness.

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转变年轻人对于创业的认知

我们的世界在飞速发生改变。全球化、技术和人口扩张的发展正在给职业和就业部门带来巨大的变化,这些改变反过来将对年轻人产生不成比例的影响。

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Enterprise has no boundaries in 2017

It’s interesting. I’ve worked in and around the enterprise agenda for many years, working in so many different contexts – education, politics, institutions, businesses – and although I have experienced entrepreneurship in every situation, it continues to frustrate me that ‘being enterprising’ is so frequently undervalued in every context other than business. In fact, in

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Successful Enterprise Summer School for Chinese Young People

The Durham Enterprise Summer School was

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