Archive for the ‘Organisation Design’ category

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 […]

How can organisations take a holiday?

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October 3rd, 2016

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For those of us who holidayed in August, our break may seem like a distant memory now the weather is chillier and the leaves are starting to turn. But our bodies may still be benefiting – a recent study (1) of healthy adult women on a 6-day holiday at a meditation retreat compared blood samples […]

Organisation design without organisational development? Can’t be done.

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January 19th, 2016

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In fact, it is bonkers. And before I provoke a storm of interdisciplinary warfare between opposing camps of practitioners, let me backtrack for a moment and start with a couple of definitions: Organisational Development: “a systematic approach to improving organisational effectiveness – one that aligns strategy, people and processes” – Roffey Park’s definition Organisation Design: […]