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Smile…and be a villain: values in corporate culture

Smile…and be a villain: values in corporate culture

It is not what you say about yourself that counts, it’s what you do. The two things have to marry up with no gap in-between. As a leader, this doesn’t mean that everyone will agree with your decisions or always like you, but it does mean that they will see that you are acting with integrity as you make decisions and that you behave in accordance with your values.
What are universities for?

What are universities for?

Halpin Partnership joint-CEO and Higher Education fellow Shaun Horan explores the role (and value) of universities…
The death of liberal arts? Or the reunion of broken parts?

The death of liberal arts? Or the reunion of broken parts?

Halpin Partnership Higher Education fellow Tony Woodcock makes the case for Liberal Arts education in a STEM-obsessed world…
Knowing when to leave…

Knowing when to leave…

Halpin Partnership joint-CEO and Higher Education fellow Susie Hills reflects on the legacy of a good leader and why knowing when to leave holds the key…
The road less travelled – Berklee College of Music’s inspiring new path

The road less travelled – Berklee College of Music’s inspiring new path

Halpin Consulting Fellow – and arts education specialist – Tony Woodcock explores Berklee College of Music’s inspiring new path…
Will 2018 be Armageddon for some British universities?

Will 2018 be Armageddon for some British universities?

Halpin Consulting Fellow – and academic brand consultant – David Miller suggests that 2018 could be the beginning of the end for the British universities which have stopped listening to their students…
How come 130 British universities are in the Top 10 for something or other?

How come 130 British universities are in the Top 10 for something or other?

Halpin Consulting Fellow – and academic brand consultant – David Miller - explores the Higher Education sector’s obsession with rankings and argues that this is no alternative to real brand differentiation.
Can non-academics make good university leaders?

Can non-academics make good university leaders?

Halpin Partnership Joint CEO, Susie Hills, interviewed UK business executives taking on the role of university Vice-Chancellors in a feature in December 2017’s Times Higher Education (THE) magazine.
The frustrating truth about using University league tables to judge senior leader’s performance.

The frustrating truth about using University league tables to judge senior leader’s performance.

League table position, over time, can be an indicator of leadership success but ‘the devil’ is in the detailed picture found in each institution’s strategy, individual metrics and market intelligence.
From gut instinct to solution – working with consultants to make things happen.

From gut instinct to solution – working with consultants to make things happen.

These are perfect times to bring in an experienced consultant to give you the capacity you need to analyse the situation, develop a plan of action, and help you to make things happen.
The frustrating truth about interdisciplinary institutes.

The frustrating truth about interdisciplinary institutes.

Scrimping on management planning whilst the excitement of the architectural planning process takes place may prove a costly mistake.
Things university leaders dread most about the new academic year. Part 2. Senior Management Meetings.

Things university leaders dread most about the new academic year. Part 2. Senior Management Meetings.

With these 8 steps you can redesign your senior team meetings.