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 […]

Leadership Development meets Brexit: What did I learn at a Roffey Park Taster Session – by Susan Young

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April 3rd, 2019

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When it comes to invitations, probably half of the UK would currently accept one for an event titled “Forget Brexit: get your leaders ready for global Britain.” While the idea of forgetting Brexit for a bit is enticing, sharing leadership styles and leadership development which might help UK companies to not only survive but thrive […]

Dare to Lead, by Brené Brown – Review by Roffey Park Learning Resource Centre.

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March 25th, 2019

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What is all the fuss about Brené Brown? Ever since someone asked for one of her leadership titles to be bought for our Learning Resource Centre at Roffey Park, I have noticed her name seems to be cropping up everywhere in the field of organisation development and leadership. Bookshops have her titles on bestseller displays, […]

Stepping into Leadership and Management: A Personal Reflection

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March 22nd, 2019

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When I was 29 someone thought it sensible to give me the keys to an organisation. And so it happened that authority and responsibility was conferred to me for lots of people and slightly more predictable things like finance, governance and organisational processes. I remember walking to work on the first morning of my newly […]

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, […]