ILM asked over 1,000 employees about what motivates them at work, from financial incentives to a supportive environment..
We wanted to find out whether a manager’s personal values and ethical standards matched those of their organisation, and what impact this has.
Once seen as something only for carers or the less career-minded, flexible working is steadily becoming the norm across the board. Our flexible working research discovered how far UK businesses have travelled on the journey.
In our research into positivity and performance, we discovered that happier managers rated themselves as higher performing than their unhappy colleagues.
UK plc is worryingly short of good managers, but employers are still failing to develop a dependable source of talented people. At ILM we believe in the value of talent planning. Our research highlights exactly how far a plan contributes to business success.
Our research into women in banking reveals a chain of factors that impede women's progression into senior roles in banking. Our recommendations look at ways to change awareness, attitudes and culture in banking and other sectors.
Employees trust their CEOs more now than at any time over the last three years. That’s the message from the ILM 2011 Index of Leadership Trust. But with trust a critical factor in effective leadership at all levels, we see clear room for improvement at this challenging time.
We looked into the coaching culture of UK businesses. Not only is the practice widely adopted, it's clear that both employees and organisations are seeing the benefits of professional coaching.
Even with the widespread commitment to correcting the gender imbalance there is evidently a lot more to be done as we examined the glass ceiling effect that many women managers encounter.
We linked up with the Ashridge Business School to find out how recent graduates viewed their jobs and their managers, and compare them to how the managers viewed their graduate recruits. Our findings could be bad news for managers and employers.
In August 2010, ILM and Management Today magazine published the second Index of Leadership Trust, an annual benchmark of leadership trust in UK organisations. ILM has developed a range of learning resources reflecting the findings of the index, which can be easily incorporated into existing ILM development programmes.
Focussing on the public sector, this fascinating report looks at manager’s experiences of change and their attitudes towards it. This research can be mapped onto appropriate units of qualifications being undertaken by public sector managers.
This research report gives an interesting insight into what employers are really looking for when recruiting and developing leaders and managers. Understanding the findings will help you to promote your training programmes to employers.