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Organisational development and learning through mapping the field!

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April 15th, 2019

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Roffey Park Institute is an international centre of excellence for organisational development with a history of defining and developing innovative organisational development practice.  This year, as part of our own ongoing practice development, we’ve created a new map of organisational development and here we interview Tom Kenward, Head of Qualifications, about this unique learning tool […]

I’ll tell you something…. innovation is all about people

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February 13th, 2019

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HR is perfectly positioned to create a thriving innovation culture For many years, innovation was the domain of the research and development department. It was a mystical activity that took place behind closed doors, only revealing itself when a new product or process appeared, which everyone was expected to get behind. As an HR director, […]

Use of Self

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November 29th, 2018

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By Dr. L Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge Whenever people know that I am researching the Use of Self (UoS) topic, they will inevitably share with me their view on UoS or to make inquiry as to what the concept means.    Statements or questions like the following have been very forthcoming:   “I have done a lot of inner […]

JRI Orthopaedics – Equipping Managers to Lead Innovation

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November 16th, 2018

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The challenge JRI Orthopaedics, based in Sheffield, is world-class in its field. Family run, JRI had a family culture but a command and control management style. As a technical business many leaders were promoted due to their level expertise. In order to leap to the next phase of their own organisational success JRI needed to […]

Leaving your baggage behind

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October 25th, 2018

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At Roffey Park, we start most development programmes and workshops by a process of so-called “checking-in”: the invitation to participants to speak in the group, and share anything that might get in the way of them being fully present to each other.  Often, these are thoughts, niggles, feelings, worries, unresolved tasks from a previous meeting, […]