Leadership & management

Research, Points of View, Advice & tips

Here we share with you our expertise, insight and comments on the challenges facing manufacturing industry in the UK.

 

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2015 Gary Wyles, Festo Managing Director explores in this article in Training Journal how different managers handle their 'difficult' reports.
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2015 Managers discussing sensitive topics with employees such as poor performance, bad attitude or having to convey news that will negatively on individuals jobs is very challenging.  Gary Wyles, discusses tips on the best way to plan for and effectively handle these conversations.
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2015 Neil Lewin of Festo Didactic Training & Consulting, highlights the common problems that new managers typically face and offers tips to help avoid troublesome issues in the transition period.
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2014 Max Gosney from Works Management magazine, discovers at the Manufacturing conference how to turn people into the ultimate performance enhancers by becoming better leaders.
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2013 Unravelling the intertwined disciplines of management and leadership, Gary Wyles of Festo Training and Consulting says technical skills deficits are having a knock-on effect on the development of staff at the middle and top of organisations.
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2013 Plan for Prosperity, Prepare for Austerity – Are Our Leaders Up to It? Gary Wyles considers the challenges facing business leaders in an uncertain world.
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2013
Gary Wyles, Managing Director of Festo Training and Consulting gives ten reasons why some training programmes do not deliver the improvements that were expected.
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2012 At the recent PPMA Show, Partick Raleigh from Process Engineering magazine chaired a debate on the problems the industry faces with skills. Festo's Neil Lewin made the point that 'people are the biggest differentiator of any business...and so require the highest levels of investment'. Read the full report.
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2012 Tips from Festo Training & Consulting in HR Magazine - how to be an effective team leader.
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2012 Gary Wyles explains some of the animal behaviours he has identified and often uses as a method of connecting to teams in the Training Journal magazine.
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2012
Following research by Festo Training & Consulting, HR Magazine reports on the considerable skills gaps facing UK Manufacturing Industry. 
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2010
Gary Wyles, managing director of Festo outlines some of the steps you can take to make your role as team leader more satisfying, engaging and productive.
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