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Research

Research

Our active research base informs our consulting and advisory services and helps clients stay ahead of the competition.

Projects

Tough at the Top?

The changing demands of the workplace — and the fact that most of us will be working for longer than ever before — mean that resilience is the new behaviour for working people.
 
But while a huge amount has been written about resilience and leadership, and resilience and mental health and well-being, quite a lot less has been written about resilience and its contribution to career progression. And almost nothing has been written about women, resilience and their career success.
 
 
 
New research sponsored by Nationwide Building Society and Vodafone and conducted by for business sake consulting ltd in partnership with Shapiro Consulting Ltd aims to fill this gap, by answering three questions:
 
1. How much difference does resilience really make to career success?
 
2. Does the resilience of women at the top differ from that of men?
 
3. How, in practical terms, can employers help build career resilience for women in the pipeline to the top? Read more

Project Publications

Inclusive Leadership

Shapiro Consulting in partnership with Opportunity Now has published research that defines the competencies of inclusive leadership, details its valuable contribution to business success and provides a 5-point framework and on-line resource kit to help organisations develop and embed inclusive leadership capabilities. For more information on developing inclusive leadership, please contact us. Read more

Project Publications

Past Projects

Reframing Diversity

Shapiro Consulting conducted research into the diversity practices of large public, private and voluntary sector organisations. The research found organisations gain most from diversity when: it is treated as a core strategic issue; executives can see immediate business results; and executives become active diversity leaders and work effectively in partnership with their senior diversity professional. Read more

Project Publications