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We are now offering some of our management content as podcasts.

The podcasts available on this page are specially written by David Pollitt. They are drawn from reviews in the Emerald Management Reviews database.

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Latest podcasts

Why leaders must learn to scan the competitive horizon.

Education, Learning and Development: Why leaders must learn to scan the competitive horizon

All managers worth their salt know what is happening within their organizations but few have the skills needed to spot, and react to, the dangers posed by competitor firms.

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The power of good story-telling simply isn't a myth.

Top Management: The power of good story-telling simply isn't a myth

Everyone loves a good story. One of the oldest and most human art forms, story-telling can inspire us or break our hearts, fire our imagination or prey on our greatest fears, make us laugh or make us cry, help us both to understand ourselves better and to connect with those around us. In short, through story-telling we can make more sense of the world we live in.

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Restaurant chain is a winner for a dinner.

Management of Quality: Restaurant chain is a winner for a dinner

In one of the final Sunday Times restaurant reviews he wrote before he died, ex-film director and bon vivant Michael Winner wrote: 'People often ask, "What's the worst meal you've ever had?" It used to take me a while to choose. Now I can answer in a second.'

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The pros and cons of social networking at work.

Information Management and Technology: The pros and cons of social networking at work

What do you think of social networking? Is it a valuable tool through which your employees can tell their friends and acquaintances about the benefits of your product or service and of working for your company? Or is it at best a waste of your employees' time and at worst a tool that could destroy the reputation of your business?

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When the biggest and best brands start to wobble.

Marketing and Logistics: When the biggest and best brands start to wobble

Some of the biggest brands in the world have the occasional wobble, but the best ones are usually quick to recognize their mistakes and put them right.

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When the pressure to be productive drives out creativity.

Human Resource Management: When the pressure to be productive drives out creativity

It's far from plain sailing at technology giant Yahoo! The firm's profits and revenue have fallen. Competitors such as Google and Facebook are beating it in its core businesses of internet searching and social networking. And the company has slipped in mobile communications and other development areas.

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It's too soon to end the fight against poverty.

Accounting, Finance and Economics: It's too soon to end the fight against poverty

In a radio broadcast in October 1939, Winston Churchill described Russia as 'a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma'. He might as well have been talking of India in 2013.

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