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Twelve Days of Christmas

Twelve of the things that have gone well for the Centre for Business performance in 2013. Gillian Pratt graduated with her PhD thesis on the interaction between strategy and performance management in the utility sector, Maria Rey passed her PhD viva on Service Performance Contracts and Mark Baker passed his DBA viva, his work looked … Continue reading

Performance lessons from Sport

At the PMA Australasia conference last month we had a master class from New Zealand’s premiere athlete, and arguably the world’s best rower (depending on how you measure “best” of course). Hamish Bond is half of New Zealand’s coxless pair (Hamish Bond & Eric Murray) who have won gold at the 2011 World Championship, the … Continue reading

Reflections on South East Asia visit

Someone once said that if you visit China for a week you can write a book on the subject, if you stay a month you can write a short article, but if you stay a year you will have nothing to say. Well, I have just spent a week in Malaysia and Indonesia, so I … Continue reading