Archive for the ‘Organisation Design’ category

Building Resilience in Teams? Here’s how

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July 13th, 2017

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Ask anyone at work whether they’ve experienced change in the last five years and it’s likely that the answer will be a resounding sigh, followed by a yes.  Change is prevalent, our own research finds that roughly 1 in 2 managers report having undergone change initiatives with only 40% of them agreeing they were successful. […]

Leading in Complexity – so what?

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March 20th, 2017

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Leadership ain’t what it used to be. The image of a great white man at the top of the pyramid is, we can only hope, gone forever. The question now is “What will take the place of that image?” What is leadership in a world of open boundaries, multiple differences, and massive interdependencies? Consider the […]

Corporate Rebels: The Search for Happiness at Work

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November 24th, 2016

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I attended a very interesting session at Roffey this week about how organisations might be reinvented in the 21st century. Organised by Tom Kenward and hosted by Steve Hearsum, about 20 people spent Wednesday morning with two Dutch millennials Pim & Joost who shared their perspectives about searching for a different way of working – […]

The Corporate Rebels visit Roffey Park and spark some thoughts….

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November 23rd, 2016

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I had the pleasure of hosting a morning at Roffey Park recently with Pim & Jost, aka The Corporate Rebels. You can find out more about who they are and their story so far here – they tell it better than I can. The essence is that, after a couple of years in their first […]

HR, Digital and the need for people centred transformation

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November 15th, 2016

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Roffey Park and Transform UK recently hosted a one day summit on the theme of ‘HR & Digital: we need to talk’. We had a mix of private, public and third sector organisations, with a good mix of digital specialists and HR people. Much ground was covered as we set out to explore the meaning […]