The crossover between 13- and 15-man codes is a well-trodden path. From coaches Phil Larder, Dave Ellis, Shaun Edwards and Mike Ford to megastar players Jason Robinson and Israel Folau, a plethora of rugby league personnel have made a significant impact on union.It is a conveyor belt that does not look like slowing down either. Unless you have been living under a rock since Christmas, you will know that someone called Sam Burgess is honing in on a place in England’s World Cup squad.Inevitably, a great deal of the copious chatter on Bath‘s former South Sydney Rabbitoh has centred upon his limitations and how a history in league has left him with much to learn.During Friday evening’s Challenge Cup semi-final at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington though, Leeds Rhinos and St Helens reinforced a number of attacking principles that could easily be applied to union.Skeptics might highlight league’s lack of contestable breakdowns and say that with a pristine platform, 10 metres of space and four fewer players on the pitch there is far greater scope for offensive success. In a sense, they would be correct.But the ambition, execution and skill level of each side within their sport’s six-tackle framework was wonderful to watch. Here is a list of pointers that translate across the great divide from an excellent match.1. Art of the offloadPassing out of contact is a key crowd-pleaser offered by code-hoppers. The Hollywood efforts of Sonny Bill Williams, often out the back of his hands, are sure to be a big feature of New Zealand‘s approach over the next couple of months.By half-time of a 24-14 victory over St Helens, Leeds had racked up 17 offloads. For context, the Highlanders managed six more in the entirety of their harum-scarum Super 15 final triumph.Big, bearded Australian front-rower Adam Cuthbertson was a pivotal figure here. Watch his role in the build-up to Leeds’ opening try:Breaking this down step-by-step, we can see both Cuthbertson and full-back Zac Hardaker sizing up the St Helens defence at the play-the-ball:Next up is Cuthbertson’s carry. Rather than crudely attempting to trample an opponent, he uses some footwork and aims at the gap between James Roby and Kyle Amor:This makes it tougher for the tacklers either to get a decent contact with their shoulders or to wrap up the ball. Cuthbertson fights to free his right arm and flips it back to Paul Aiton amid the attentions of Roby and Amor:From the reverse angle, we can see that five St Helens players are tied into a crowded point of contact:Of course, Cuthbertson’s offload transfers the ball away and allows Leeds to probe elsewhere.2. Exploiting a mismatchOften union teams look to take advantage of a a disparity in speed or size – a fleet-footed centre rounding a prop in the defensive line, for instance. League is no different, as Hardaker’s finish demonstrated:Throughout the evening, Leeds ran extremely hard down the channel of Luke Walsh, St Helens’ scrum-half. Weighing 83 kilograms, he was considered a weakness.This time, the ploy pays off as Hardaker straightens up……and beats his man:Leeds were just getting started.3. Instinctive responsesAn early injury to Aiton hastened the introduction of Rob Burrow. The diminutive playmaker lacerated Saints pretty quickly:Again, a snapshot of the ruck is telling. Before bending to pick up the ball, Burrow assesses his options:As he takes off, it is worth taking note of Kevin Sinfield‘s positioning. The Yorkshire Carnegie-bound stand-off is lurking on Burrow’s right:Sprinting into open space, Burrow’s line of running is interesting. He curves back away from the defence, much like a union scrum-half might from the base of a breakdown.Just as wings adjust to link up with All Blacks number nine Aaron Smith, Sinfield responds accordingly and cuts underneath his teammate:As Burrow makes a half-break, Sinfield appears on his left shoulder: Both this score and that of Watkins came with around the 70-minute mark. That is no innocent coincidence. Deploying multiple runners in motion can be devastating when defences tire.Whoever lifts the Webb Ellis Cup at Twickenham on October 31 will have offered exacting attacking accuracy as well as defensive resilience. Ticking off the 10 aspects above is a decent place to start for each of this autumn’s World Cup hopefuls. Watching the telepathic link-up from the opposite viewpoint really underlines the notion that offloading is as much about reactive support play as anything else:What came next was just as impressive.4. Clinical composure in broken fieldAs England have found all too often in recent times, creating and finishing off a line-break are two very different concepts. Leeds had no such trouble here:Centre Kallum Watkins was dangerous all night. His evasion to escape Atelea Vea is crucial:A looping pass to Joel Moon then requires spatial awareness:With wing Ryan Hall retaining width on the left and Saints scrambling desperately, Moon is presented with a two-on-one situation.Reading that Mark Percival is drifting off him to Hall, he throws a dummy and beats covering Adam Swift to the whitewash:This is almost mechanical in its ruthless efficiency. However, Saints hit back before the break.5. Decision-making and option-takingSplit-second decisions underpin every sport and Percival’s first try brought an explicit example of selecting options under pressure.Before anything else, a burly carry and deft offload from Alex Walmsley opened things up:Despite finding the 105-kilogram frame of Jamie Peacock on his back, Walmsley’s two-handed offload to Adam Quinlan is flawless: Livewire: Rob Burrow of Leeds Rhinos gets an offload away Credit: Getty Images And this is where Quinlan’s brain starts whirring. Faced with four defenders, he has just Percival for company. At first, he looks as if he is weighing up a grubber-kick in behind for his colleague to chase:Then there is a change of heart. Given St Helens were only on their third tackle and there is obviously no danger of getting isolated from support in the absence of contested breakdowns, it would perhaps be overindulgent to praise Quinlan too much for keeping the ball in hand.That said, his movement and timing of pass is impeccable.6. Drawing defendersStraightening up before stepping off his right foot – all the time holding the ball in two hands – he sucks in all the defenders in his vicinity:In the instant Hall turns his shoulders towards Quinlan, the pass is made and Percival has an easy walk-in:The game’s next try was less about intricacies and more about sheer industry.7. Off-the-ball opportunismIf Percival gave Saints a sniff, the most popular four-pointer of the match – a spectacular burst by veteran Peacock – hauled Leeds back into the ascendancy:Now, the 30-metre charge is excellent in itself, but watch where Peacock is positioned when Watkins dances ahead:Significantly, St Helens powerhouse Vea had left the field just seconds before this run due to a knee ligament injury.The Tongan’s presence was missed immediately, and Peacock capitalised on a gaping hole in the middle of the field by coming from deep:As if to emphasise the work ethic instilled and expected by Brian McDermott, both Burrow and Cuthbertson flood through the line to support Peacock:Guile is little use without graft.8. Striking on the short sideStuart Lancaster often speaks of ‘two-sided attack’ – essentially the ability for a team to threaten on either flank of any given breakdown.Hitting back once more, Saints showed the confidence to take on a 15-metre channel:Much the same as in union, it is the acting half-backs that call the shots. Indeed, Walsh is organising an open-side pattern at the play-the-ball as Roby swoops to collect:However, Roby identifies an overlap and instigates a foray to the right instead:A straightforward three-on-two is accomplished with minimum fuss. Andre Savelio holds onto the ball and takes it flat, attracting Moon towards him. Matt Dawson stays wide to keep Hall on his toes.Between them, Percival streaks onto a short pass:Reviewing the sequence again, it looks polished and decisive:Leeds would have the final say, though.9. Bringing the ball to the lineIt made sense that Watkins scorched over for the match-clincher – all the more so because it came following a cohesive movement:Now, shielding moves in the midfield are commonplace in union these days. Even so, the league lads still lead the way.Danny McGuire incites it all by taking on the St Helens defence, holding Mark Flanagan, and firing a pass back to Sinfield behind the decoy line of Carl Ablett:In the wake of Ablett’s run, Sinfield has plenty of space.10. Hidden anglesIt will be very intriguing to watch Sinfield in union, although given he turns 35 in September he has not allowed himself a great deal of time to progress.Here, he oozes class, slipping in Watkins between Walsh and a flat-footed Jordan Turner:Watkins’ run itself is interesting. Having lingering almost directly behind Sinfield, he catches Saints unsighted and they cannot halt his curve back against the grain:The angle itself is somewhat reminiscent of Michael Hooper‘s effort against South Africa three weeks back:As Phipps picks up, Hooper comes around the corner in the large shadow of James Horwill:When Phipps then engages the fringe defence, Horwill attracts Lood de Jager and Cobus Reinach. Hooper can step out of his teammate’s slipstream and bundle over past Oupa Mohoje: LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Friday night’s Challenge Cup semi-final between Leeds Rhinos and St Helens showcased attacking play that could be transferred from rugby league to union. If there is still a section of union supporters that believes rugby league is solely based on blown-up blokes biffing one another, they are truly misguided.
Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Human Sexuality AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 By Tali FolkinsPosted Sep 21, 2016 Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Curate Diocese of Nebraska Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Youth Minister Lorton, VA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Martinsville, VA Mark Raymond Wood says: Cathedral Dean Boise, ID [Anglican Journal] A gay man living with a male partner is among three priests who were elected suffragan bishops in the Diocese of Toronto last weekend.On Saturday, Sept. 17, members of an electoral synod elected the Rev. Riscylla Walsh Shaw, the Rev. Canon Kevin Robertson and the Rev. Canon Jenny Andison as suffragan, or assistant, bishops. Each will be responsible for one of the diocese’s four episcopal areas: York-Scarborough, York-Credit Valley, Trent-Durham and York-Simcoe. Archbishop Colin Johnson, diocesan bishop, will decide which bishop will serve in each area. Bishop Peter Fenty is currently the bishop responsible for York-Simcoe.Robertson, incumbent at Christ Church, Deer Park in Toronto, was elected on the fourth ballot of the second election. According to an article on the Diocese of Toronto website, Robertson, who lives with his male partner, said it was a “historic day.” He said he believed he was the first openly gay and partnered bishop-elect in the diocese and perhaps even in the entire Anglican Church of Canada.Full article. Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Tampa, FL Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit an Event Listing Rector Bath, NC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Featured Jobs & Calls TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Submit a Press Release Submit a Job Listing Press Release Service Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Bill Wood says: Anglican Communion, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Canada: Diocese of Toronto elects first openly gay bishop Rector Smithfield, NC September 22, 2016 at 4:55 pm Is the Bishop-elect married to the man he lives with? Rector Belleville, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ September 23, 2016 at 11:51 am It is my understanding that the Anglican Church of Canada currently permits only the blessing of same sex unions and that any decision to amend cannon law to allow gay marriage would not be decided until General Synod in 2019. The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Knoxville, TN Associate Rector Columbus, GA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Comments are closed. Rector Albany, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Tags Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Featured Events Comments (2) An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET
“COPY” Patio House / AR ArquitetosSave this projectSavePatio House / AR Arquitetos ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/506851/patio-house-ar-arquitetos Clipboard Houses Brazil Projects “COPY” Area: 408 m² Area: 408 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project photographs: Leonardo FinottiPhotographs: Leonardo Finotti , Courtesy of AR ArquitetosLandscape:João Fausto MaulePlot Area:514m2Architect In Charge:Juan Pablo Rosenberg, Marina AcayabaDesign Team:Paloma Delgado, Kiti Vieira, João Chiavoni, Marina PortolanoCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Leonardo FinottiText description provided by the architects. Exercise inspired on Gordon Matta-Clark’s building cuts and James Turrell’s Skyscapes.Save this picture!SectionInstead of being completely demolished, an existent construction is maintained and interpreted as a solid to be excavated, designing its negative-spaces to subvert the old spatial syntax. Three resulting suppressions reorganize the program, creating internal patios as ‘decompression areas’ between uses and as graduation between interior and exterior.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiThe first suppression permits turning the old garage in the lower-level in a double-height living-room, now connected to the forgotten backyard. The second one creates a suspended double-height patio in the intermediate level, inserting a tree between studio/tv room (intermediate level) and children rooms (upper).Save this picture!DiagramThe third cut brings an intimate patio as extension of parents-room in the upper level. Seemingly random, the openings in the façade respond to accurate positioning framed views from the interior.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiProject gallerySee allShow lessSix “Miracle” Materials That Will Change Their IndustriesArticlesDedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a BuildingArchitecture News Share Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/506851/patio-house-ar-arquitetos Clipboard 2012 2012 ArchDaily Patio House / AR Arquitetos CopyHouses, Renovation•Brazil Save this picture!© Leonardo Finotti+ 25 Share Year: Architects: AR Arquitetos Area Area of this architecture project Year: CopyAbout this officeAR ArquitetosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationHousesRefurbishmentRenovationBrazilPublished on May 20, 2014Cite: “Patio House / AR Arquitetos” 20 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Area: 272 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Year: 2016 “COPY” House Welser / ao-architektenSave this projectSaveHouse Welser / ao-architekten Save this picture!© Günter Richard Wett+ 24 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/882115/house-welser-ao-architekten Clipboard Photographs Lead Architects: Architects: ao-architekten Area Area of this architecture project Photographs: Günter Richard Wett Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Günter Richard WettRecommended ProductsDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame ArcCeramicsGrespaniaWall Tiles – Wabi SabiWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. Haus Welser is located on a tree-lined hill in the heart of Mutters – a small town perched high above Innsbruck (Tyrol, Austria). The site’s special location offers a clear view over the neighbouring properties to the “Nordkette”, or northern chain of mountains in the Karwendel Range. The vast Wipptal Valley opens up to the south, towards the Brenner Pass, allowing extensive sunshine all day.Save this picture!© Günter Richard WettThe exposed location required a deliberate and conservative positioning of the building structure. To achieve this, the house is embedded in the existing terrain like a natural feature, with a pleasing, barely perceptible, appearance.Save this picture!© Günter Richard WettAccess to the entrance area, which unites the ground floor with the top floor, is provided via the forecourt to the east, with an adjacent underground garage. The ground floor, which disappears almost completely in the slope, is reserved for the four children. Each of the children’s rooms has direct access to the garden.Save this picture!© Günter Richard WettSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Günter Richard WettAll functions of the living area (living, dining, cooking and working), and the parents’ bedroom, with an en suite bathroom and dressing room, are housed on the top floor. The floor plan of the top floor is dominated by freestanding walls, loosely zoned functional areas, a central atrium and an expansive, south-west-facing terrace. Seating recesses are cut out of the thick, polished concrete walls. A central wood-fired furnace made of blackened steel, which blends harmoniously into one of the seating recesses, provides pleasant heat in the colder months. The protrusions and recesses in the building’s structure provide shelter from the wind and shade. The surrounding greenery of garden serves as an extension to the interior and forms a natural screen to protect the residents’ privacy.Save this picture!First Floor PlanThe outward appearance of the house is dominated by the sharp-edged roof made of silver fir, which rests fully on the free-standing polished concrete walls. The window reveals are made of dark brown varnished wood. The fascia and window ledges were bordered in sheet copper. In accordance with the design concept, the materials used for the exterior are also found in the interior – polished concrete walls, a silver fir soffit, and floors and interior doors made of oak for a balance of materials.Save this picture!© Günter Richard WettProject gallerySee allShow lessELLI – Residential Building and Studio / Holzer Kobler ArchitekturenSelected ProjectsRaj Villa / CSD OfficeSelected Projects Share “COPY” Houses ArchDaily Manufacturers: Hansgrohe, Dow Building Solutions, Glutz, Plaka House Welser / ao-architekten CopyHouses•Mutters, Austria CopyAbout this officeao-architektenOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMuttersAustriaPublished on October 24, 2017Cite: “House Welser / ao-architekten” 24 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 63 total views, 1 views today Advertisement The benefits of Gift Aid explained with a Teddy Bear. Howard Lake | 1 May 2009 | News 64 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Teddy Bear uses Gift Aid Tagged with: Gift Aid Humour About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
For the sixth year running Alder Hey Imagine Appeal has been chosen as the official charity of the John Smith’s Grand National, which takes place from 7 to 9 April 2011.For the past few years, Stephen Roberts, Chair of the Liverpool Hoteliers Association and Manager of Crowne Plaza, has been encouraging the North West’s top hotels to get behind the Imagine Appeal. Together they have helped to raise over £10,000 by inviting their race-going customers to add a voluntary £1 donation to their bill.Roberts said: “All of our customers have been happy to give; we’ve even had some wanting to give even more! Last year we had a certain jockey staying at The Crowne Plaza who insisted we bump up the donation to £50 instead of £1.”Alder Hey is Europe’s largest and busiest children’s hospital, providing family-focused care for around 250,000 young patients every year.www.imagineappeal.com Alder Hey Imagine Appeal is Grand National charity for sixth year AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: charity of the year corporate Events About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 25 January 2011 | News 55 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
Filipina journalist still held although court dismissed case eleven days ago May 19, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Dingalan mayor receives summons in Philip Agustin murder The Philippines justice department has issued a subpoena to Jaime Ylarde, the mayor of Dingalan (in the northeastern province of Aurora) to appear before investigators on 27 May to respond to accusations that he instigated the 10 May murder of journalist Philip Agustin. Follow the news on Philippines RSF_en Help by sharing this information June 1, 2021 Find out more PhilippinesAsia – Pacific February 16, 2021 Find out more Organisation News News Receive email alerts News The Philippines justice department has issued a subpoena to Jaime Ylarde, the mayor of Dingalan (in the northeastern province of Aurora) to appear before investigators on 27 May to respond to accusations that he instigated the 10 May murder of journalist Philip Agustin.A former police officer, Ylarde was often the target of criticism in articles Agustin wrote for the weekly Starline Times Recorder. Ylarde has denied any involvement in the murder and says he intended to bring a libel action against Agustin.The two alleged hit men, Nilo “Boyet” Morete and Manuel Alday, have also been cited to appear before investigators. They are currently on the run._________________________________________________________________________11.05.2005Fourth journalist murdered since the start of the yearReporters Without Borders voiced alarm today at the murder of Philip Agustin, the editor and publisher of the weekly Starline Times Recorder, who was gunned down last night in Dingalan (in Aurora province, northeast of Manila), becoming the second journalist to be murdered in the Philippines in less than a week and the fourth so far this year.”The Philippine authorities must immediately deploy all the necessary resources to stem the horrible wave of murders that has engulfed the press since the return to democracy in 1986,” the press freedom organization said.”Two journalists have been killed in the space of a week in what is the world’s most dangerous country for the press after Iraq – these murders must stop going unpunished so that journalists can finally work in a normal conditions worthy of a democracy,” the organization added.Aged 54, Agustin was inside the home of his daughter, Roseville Cruz, when a gunman fired through a window and then fled on a motorcycle. Agustin was killed by a single shot behind the left ear. His daughter did not get a chance to see the killers.Agustin had arrived a few hours earlier in Dingalan with 500 copies of the latest issue of his newspaper, in which he often carried articles about corruption. He had recently published articles about Dingalan mayor Jaime Ylarde, a former police officer. Ylarde denied any involvement in Agustin’s murder in an interview today for the TV station GMA-7 and promised to step up the investigation. to go further News Mass international solidarity campaign launched in support of Maria Ressa PhilippinesAsia – Pacific May 3, 2021 Find out more Philippines: RSF and the #HoldTheLine Coalition welcome reprieve for Maria Ressa, demand all other charges and cases be dropped
Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article IIP model aims to help develop future leadersOn 11 Feb 2003 in Personnel Today Investors in People has launched a new leadership and management frameworkto encourage organisations to develop more effective leaders for the future. Ruth Spellman, chief executive of IIP, said the new model would improveproductivity throughout the workforce by ensuring companies invest in futuremanagers. It covers issues including leadership, management selection, work cultureand how to create an environment that develops successful managers. “It helps organisations create their own blueprint for cultivating bestmanagement practice. This is not only of fundamental importance to management,but to all employees as good leadership creates a more productive workenvironment,” said Spellman. Research by the IIP, published to coincide with the launch of its newleadership and management initiative, finds 85 per cent of young professionalswould like to move into management but less than half feel their employerencourages them. The poll of 1,000 staff aged under 25 shows only 52 per cent are satisfiedwith their career development, while 34 per cent feel the only way to progressis to change jobs. www.investorsinpeople.co.uk/leadershipNeed to know – Investors in People: management research85 per cent aspireto be managers52 per cent aresatisfied with career development34 per cent feelthey have to get a new job to gain the promotion they deserve40 per cent aredissatisfied with their current job44 per cent believetheir employer ensures the right people get to management level49 per cent believetheir employer promotes people on merit21 per cent aim toreach director level or above Related posts:No related photos.
Strong relationships exist between the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) and surface air temperature (SAT) across much of Antarctica. Changes in the SAM will have a profound influence on future Antarctic climate so it is important that the models used to predict climate change can accurately reproduce current SAM–SAT relationships. We analyse data from 50 Climate Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) 5 models to assess how well they reproduce the observed mean and variability of annual and seasonal SAM–SAT relationships at six Antarctic stations. Overall, the models do better at reproducing these relationships when meridional flow has its largest influence on SAT, doing best (worst) in winter (autumn and summer). They are generally unable to replicate existing seasonal cycles in the strength of the SAM–SAT relationship and show much less spatial and especially temporal variability in the strength of these relationships than is observed. Using an estimate of intrinsic variability to quantify the skill of the CMIP5 models, their average ability to successfully replicate a seasonal SAM–SAT relationship at the six locations studied ranges from 16 % in autumn to 32 % in winter. The mean success rate of a single model across all four seasons is 24 %, ranging from 8 to 38 % (compared to a ‘perfect model’ with 46 %). Analysing the different atmospheric circulation patterns associated with extreme SAM–SAT correlations in the models demonstrates the importance of correctly reproducing both the climatological mean and variability of the planetary longwaves at Southern Hemisphere high-latitudes (particularly wave-number 3), in order to accurately reproduce observed SAM–SAT relationships across Antarctica.