The Japanese word for “leadership” is, er….

In 1971 Peter Drucker wrote an article for the Harvard Business Review entitled “What We Can Learn from Japanese Management”.  Through several, mostly favourable, comparisons with management and leadership practice in the US, Drucker’s writing describes with typical grace and sagacity how the West might understand the economic success story of Japan that had taken…

Meet Norma, Henley’s IdeaFest 2018 winner

A delicious, innovative and healthy business idea that surprised all of the 6 judges was this year’s IdeaFest winner! Imagine the best brownie you’ve ever had, made out of water, oil, Norma veggie mix and… salad!Yep, you read right, Norma brownies are vegan, have about 50% less calories than a normal brownie (466 calories per…

Varsity: what is it & who takes part?

As the end of term creeps up on us, one of the biggest events at the University of Reading is about to take place, Varsity! Every year we compete against Oxford Brookes in a gruelling day of sporting competitions, from Rugby to Archery, everybody gets involved in the team spirit. To get excited for the…

Why a mid-career MBA?

Career success takes courage and involves taking risks. I had a varied and progressive career but I was ready to leave a management role and invest in myself – as a leader.  I knew I wanted a career transformation and a hunger for a life-altering experience. I wanted to learn how I could add offer more to a business but also impact society in a bigger way.

#NutsaboutHenley – Ralph’s 2016 log

#TeamHenley has acquired a new member- Ralph the Squirrel! Here is a glimpse of where his adventures have taken him in 2016, whilst representing Henley on the international stage…. Our new recruit could not be more excited about his next trip to #Seoul. Follow his adventures at #nutsabouthenley pic.twitter.com/RoRDf3ECLW — Study at Henley (@StudyAtHenley) September…

Food & culture: An international student’s view

First of all I have to admit that I was foolish to assume that most of the people in western countries eat the same food. I was too naive to think that pizza, burgers and fries are norm of the day in this part of the world. But once I got here, within a few…