Archive for January, 2020

Organisation Development and The Future of Work

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January 29th, 2020

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Margaret Wheatley and Myron Rogers (1996)* once wrote that ‘organisation is always an expression of identity’. I happen to agree with this insight. The act of organising is an act of identity formation whether the particular form is that of a corporation, a social movement, or a sports club. And I think this holds true […]

5 tips for leaders on how to improve collaboration in their teams.

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January 17th, 2020

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Collaboration with other people is one of the everyday activities in all organisations but not all collaborations are successful. We have all experienced or heard stories about groups of highly skilled people coming together to work on a project and failed. So, what’s required to make a collaboration a successful one? In search of an […]

Organised Foolishness: Two Fools and a Goddess

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January 7th, 2020

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Not Altogether Foolish Leading, managing, designing and generally being part of organisations is, as we all know, a serious business.  Organisations have duties of care, deliver peoples’ livelihoods, drive revenues, maintain health and safety, serve stakeholders, and much else besides.  All serious stuff.  But is there room in all this for a bit of foolishness? […]