Archive for July, 2019

Bucket and Spade List – Part 2

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July 31st, 2019

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The second part of our Summer Bucket List sees an ecelctic mix of Scandinavian Pop, a classic Dialogic text and UK Grime! We hope you enjoyed the first instalment and it gave you food for thought around people development and leadership. Our selection continues to pluck from different genres whilst still offering a human centred perspective […]

Splash into Summer with our Bucket and Spade List – Part 1

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July 25th, 2019

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The summer holidays can be a great time to detach from day to day life and spend time with family and friends. It can also be a time, for many of us to catch up with a good book or some music. Whilst many love a riveting biography or a romcom, it’s also an opportunity to stretch your brain and explore something […]

Roffey Park Institute announces the appointment of a new Academic Operations Director

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July 16th, 2019

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Roffey Park Institute have appointed Dr Angus Cameron as its Academic Operations Director with responsibility for teaching, learning and research activities. With an extensive academic, creative teaching and research career in higher education his primary role will be to create innovative, engaging and challenging programmes relevant to a rapidly changing business environment. Roffey Park’s Chief […]

How to Become a Professional Facilitator

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July 16th, 2019

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“When I grow up I want to become a professional facilitator,” said no-one, ever. But once you get into the complicated world of the workplace, and begin to understand that the skills in helping organisations make decisions in complicated situations are crucially important, then it begins to look like a more attractive role. So – […]

Types of Organizational Development Interventions: Group facilitation

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July 12th, 2019

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If we understand organisations as patterns of interactions, then interactions within groups and the whole organisation is at the heart of OD. For the OD practitioner’s group work, ‘awareness’ and ‘intention’ are the ‘air we breathe’ whether working with large or small groups , and whatever the purpose. ‘Awareness’ of what’s happening for you, the […]