PurposeThis paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.Design/methodology/approachThis briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.FindingsIncreased globalization and constant advances in technology ensure that the business environment has become tougher to operate in than ever before. Firms must constantly evolve to remain competitive. If that was not enough, many have enemies within to contend with. Evidence suggests the cynicism is among the most serious of these challenges. The problem is becoming so widespread that it has been referred to as the organizational equivalent of cancer. Various definitions of cynicism have been forwarded.Practical implicationsThe paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.Originality/valueThe briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.
Human Resource Managementinternational Digest – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 9, 2017