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Promoting collaboration in the workplace.

How do you as a leader promote collaboration at the workplace, particularly one that is still embedded in a ‘command and control’ culture? “’How to collaborate’ needs to be learnt at the workplace. It is a learned skill. Most people are not born ‘collaborators’. You need to upskill your soft skills." (Huq). ...

A conversation with Professor Bruce Lloyd, South Bank University, London

My thanks to Professor Bruce Lloyd, London South Bank University, for a great meeting last week. It was such a lovely day in London, warm and sunny. As I walked beside the Royal Festival Hall basked in the warm sun, I felt a feeling of creativity inside. What would it be, I thought? Another book or ...

EURASIA Conference Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Campus de la Ciutadella, Barcelona, Spain

My thanks to #EURASIA, International Conference on Research in Social Science and Humanities (ICRSSH), for inviting me to deliver the ‘Keynote’ address and to Preside over this prestigious conference in Barcelona, as a conference chair and discussant. The title of my keynote was 'Global Crisis in Leadership – Challenges and ...

Global Crisis in Leadership

'Delighted to be invited by Dr F Charles from Eurasia, to speak at their conference in Barcelona, August 2018, as a keynote speaker. This is such a great honour! 'Global Crisis in Leadership – Challenges and Perspectives in the context of Employee Empowerment.  What Skills do Leaders Need?  How should Leaders Lead?’ ...

The Engine Room

An amazing course that brings together the important skills that are needed to further your career as a leader. This unique course is open to delegates who are High Achievers and would like to learn and develop these skills: Leadership, Communication, Understanding Organisational Behaviour, Building Resilience, Managing Stress, Self-awareness and ...

Be a Specialist Leader. Learn How to Develop Special Leadership Skills that will make you an outstanding Global Leader.

If you do not have time to attend the Leadership MasterClass, here is an opportunity for you to learn some unique and powerful skills enabling you to be a specialist and outstanding global leader. This course enables you to enter the Engine Room.

Employee Empowerment

Employee Empowerment is increasingly being recognised as an important organisational strategy and it can give organisations a sustainable competitive edge, hence organisations are attempting to implement it. There is a lack of knowledge with regards to the understanding and implementing of employee empowerment and more alarmingly there is very little ...

Effective Communication and Soft Skills

How do you say? What do you say? When do you say? Where do you say? Who do you say to? Sometimes is it better not to say? Learn Powerful Practical Techniques that will enhance your Communication and Soft Skills and give you amazing insight from an Organisational Behaviour perspective.

Empowerment, Self-confidence and Business Improvement

For Business owners, Entrepreneurs - who want to take time out to reflect and refresh. This course helps you to re-visit your business goals, look at customer profiling, self-reflection and self-empowerment. This is an opportunity to learn techniques and practical tips for managing stress, building resilience, maintaining quality family time, ...

Business Excellence for SMEs

Learn what it takes to be an Excellent SME Organisation. It is not the prerogative of Large Organisations Only. You can achieve Excellence too! An Empowerment Practice Model and Framework Leading to Excellence for SMEs created by Dr Rozana Huq.

EFQM Webinar

About this video: ‘Sharing Knowledge with Dr Rozana Huq’ 2018 A Shift to Individualism and The importance of understanding Psychological empowerment and Self-empowerment for Leaders and CEOs. “In a competitive global environment in which organisations are expected to provide a faster, efficient and excellent service and be the best, employee ...

What is the Motivation for Writing? Why do people write? What does EFQM have to do with it?

I met a colleague at the University campus, just as I was about to go in to teach. After initial greetings were over, he congratulated me on my book being published and asked: ‘Rozana, what made you write the second book on empowerment’? Once a researcher, always a researcher, I ...

Crisis in Leadership

Leadership is not an Option, but Essential in Empowered Organisations. Leadership is crucial in empowered organisations and #leaders need to play a vital role, otherwise, the danger is that organisations could be heading for ‘crisis’ due to lack of the right kind of leadership which is conducive to employee empowerment. ...

The Power of One Positive Statement

‘You can do it!’ Although there is a plethora of books and websites about ‘staying positive’ and ‘positive thinking’, there are still a number of people who do not believe that ‘positive statements’ can help them. Take my friend for example, Heather, she never believed in such things. In fact, ...

The WOW Factor!

Happy Customers equal WOW! The owner of a company asked me to run a ‘customer care’ training course for his employees. He said ‘I will also attend the course’. I was delighted – I think it is useful sometimes if the owner joins the course with employees. On the first ...

How to Leverage the Smooth Running of your Business.

#Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business (Second Article). I was approached by a course organiser, to design and run a course for a group of self-employed people to build their self-confidence and feel empowered in their business. I promised my readers I would write 2/3 articles about this course. This ...

12 Things you Need to Know to Run Your Business!

Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business (Second Article). I was approached by a course organiser, to design and run a course for a group of self-employed people to build their self-confidence and feel empowered in their business. I promised my readers I would write 2/3 articles about this course. This ...

Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business.

Early in January 2015, I was approached by a course organiser, to design and run a course for a group of self-employed people to build their self-confidence and feel empowered in their business. I spent some time designing it and came up with this title: ‘Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your ...

Effective utilisation of human resources is a strategic issue for organisations

The competitive nature of the global market place and business environment has made effective utilisation and retention of human resources a strategic issue for organisations. There is a growing realisation that traditional hierarchical ‘command and control’ organisations are struggling to meet the increasing demands for flexibility and quality in order ...

Would you trust or allow your employees to take decisions at work?

During an employee empowerment interview, one company leader said to me, ‘We all make big decisions in our lives; we buy cars, houses, we rear families, we make decisions about their education, employment and many other things, so why do we think people can’t take decisions at work?’ He also ...

Create an Employee Empowerment Culture. People are the most important assets of an organisation.

People are the most important assets of an organisation. Succeeding through the ‘Talent of People’ is one of the fundamental concepts of EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management). However, an important point is that organisations need to nurture and create an environment which enables to free the talent of people ...

Does the rhetoric of empowerment drop on your head at every turn like ‘confetti’?

(LinkedIn sent me a note saying that publishing shorter posts and more often is better than waiting for the perfect draft. Thank you LinkedIn. That is actually quite inspiring)! In the next few posts, I will write about employee empowerment, a subject that I have studied and researched for a ...

Employee Empowerment – Dr Rozana Huq

Congrats Dr Rozana! You’re invited to publish on LinkedIn On 20 June 2014, I received the above message from LinkedIn and felt very privileged and honoured. But, I was wondering since then, what can I write that would be interesting and useful for readers? I do not want to write ...

Employee Empowerment Podcast Episode 1 – Dr Rozana Huq

Hi I’m Rozana Huq and welcome to my series of Podcasts on Employee Empowerment. If your organisation is applying for Quality or Excellence Awards, for example, The European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), then the information in this series of podcasts can help you understand the qualities that are needed ...

The Psychology of Employee Empowerment

Concepts, Critical Themes and a Framework for Implementation Rozana Huq The complexities of employee empowerment have been largely underestimated and it is clear that organisations struggle with putting the concept into practice.In Employee Empowerment in Theory and Practice Rozana Huq recognises that effective utilisation of human resources is a strategic ...

Employee Empowerment, the rhetoric and the reality.

Detailed research into employee empowerment programmes, including the EFQM Excellence Model. This is a thorough, detailed yet concise account of the author’s qualitative research into empowerment schemes. During her investigation into two organisations she uncovers what works, what happens in practice, and what can be done better. Citing extensive academic ...

Seminar & Conference

Dr Rozana Huq has a wide experience as a Seminar and Conference speaker.  She has been a keynote speaker on several occasions and her research and contribution to knowledge are well received internationally as well.  Dr Rozana Huq has given presentations at Barcelona, Belfast, Edinburgh, England, Dubai, Dublin, Galway, Oxford, ...

Leadership Coaching

Dr Rozana Huq’s Leadership MasterClass™   Recognising a gap in the market for exclusive MasterClass coaching with regards to Leadership and Employee Empowerment, Dr Huq created her own MasterClass design based on her MBA teaching, research findings and interviewing people face to face, in management and non-management positions.  These exclusive ...

Stress Management

Stress Management   Dr Rozana Huq’s Solutions to Stress MasterClass™ Whether we like it or not, the pressure of global competitive market and radical changes in work patterns have had serious implications with regards to stress for organisations and people. Recognising this problem, Dr Rozana Huq, carried out an independent research ...

Teaching

Teaching Dr Rozana Huq teaches on the MBA and Leadership Courses.  Her teaching subjects include Organisational Behaviour, Leadership, Employee Empowerment, Strategic Human Resource Management and Managing Change. Dr Rozana Huq is available to teach at Universities for short sessions. Please use the contact form to find her availability for teaching.