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Dr Jonathan Trevor

Conflict in the workplace

Dr Jonathan Trevor, Cambridge Judge Business School

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Dr Jonathan Trevor is calling for a new approach to reward policy. Organisations, he says, are really struggling with the issue of performance and relative reward. It is leading to underlying conflict in the workplace, which he warns is discreet but ever present.

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Professor Lynda Gratton

Virtual teams are the future

Professor Lynda Gratton, London Business School

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Geographically diverse teams in multinational companies maybe harder to manage than traditional teams, but these collaborative virtual teams are becoming increasingly important. According to Professor Lynda Gratton, one of only two women in The Times' Top 50 Thinkers in the World, the very make-up of teams gives them an ability to innovatively solve complex problems.

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Jonathan Trevor

Something rotten at the heart of executive remuneration

Dr Jonathan Trevor, Cambridge Judge Business School

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It has been over three decades since Michael Jensen and William Meckling published in the Journal of Financial Economics one of the most widely cited research papers in economics and management. They presented to the business world a problem and proffered a solution based upon evidence. Witness the birth of executive remuneration as we know it today. The problem they identified, referred to as the principal - agent problem, is that executives' (agents) interests are different from those of owners (principals). In the modern corporation, where the owners of the firm are removed from day to day managerial control (i.e. a separation between ownership and control), this is clearly a problem of the highest order. How best to ensure that executives are acting in the best interests of shareholders? The corporation is not viable if they are not.

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Dr Jonathan Trevor

Conflict in the workplace

Dr Jonathan Trevor, Cambridge Judge Business School

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Dr Jonathan Trevor is calling for a new approach to reward policy. Organisations, he says, are really struggling with the issue of performance and relative reward. It is leading to underlying conflict in the workplace, which he warns is discreet but ever present.

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Exploring the strategic potential of pay: are we expecting too much?

Dr Jonathan Trevor, Cambridge Judge Business School

Webinar, March 2009, Cranfield University

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