Archive for the ‘Organisational Development’ category

Rethinking the world of work: OD’s role in strengthening culture

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April 14th, 2020

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Today more than ever, there is so much to say about this topic. Where to focus? My present experiences around this relate particularly to supporting a (brilliant) NHS University Hospital Trust with navigating a core question: How to strengthen culture in crisis? I think the question is relevant to many leaders in many settings right […]

Rethinking the world of work: The Impact and Value of OD

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April 3rd, 2020

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If there was ever a time for organisation development to demonstrate its value and impact, that time is now. And there is so much value to be had. Organisations and individuals, dispersed and de-centred by a seismic shift in the global external landscape of health, work and economy, today face an existential challenge to adapt […]

Rethinking the world of work: Problem solving using an OD mindset

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April 1st, 2020

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In recent years and particularly recent weeks and days, the problems we face are becoming more complex in every domain of life. Working life is clearly not immune. A so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution was already upon us, now the global corona virus pandemic has de-centred the physical workplace, collapsed demand for all kinds of goods […]

Roffey Park’s support for you and your organisation: together we can get through this

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March 20th, 2020

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As COVID-19 continues to spread uncertainty across the world, the health and safety of our clients, participants, employees and suppliers is our number one priority. We wanted to share some of the steps Roffey Park Institute is taking to support you over the coming few weeks. We’re going virtual and online for now We are […]

Learning to be and be together: what gets missed in organisation design

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March 12th, 2020

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In my last blog post, the second in this series of four, I began to look at the different types of learning that are involved in ultimately being able to ‘do’ Organisation Design well. I used what Maureen O’Hara and Graham Leicester offer as a frame for learning in  21st Century organisations and leadership, beginning […]