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 […]

The Adaptive Challenge of COVID-19

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March 26th, 2020

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COVID-19, Self-Isolation, Social-Distancing and Lockdown, new words in our everyday vocabulary. We are in a strange crisis, a battle with an unseen enemy. There is still a lot we don’t know and what we know adds to the complexity of the situation. We don’t know fully what the impact will be, how long this will […]

Three things to pay attention to during social isolation

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March 25th, 2020

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It’s my first week of ‘social confinement’.  As I look over my laptop screen towards the end of my garden, I am reminded that Eric Berne (1966) once wrote that “Most people become uneasy when they are faced with periods of unstructured time”.  How many of us are now find our lives unstructured, or even […]

Are you new to management? Here’s an A-Z guide to help you get those essential management skills

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March 24th, 2020

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Whether you are new to management or have several years’ experience under your belt, being a successful people manager can be exciting and challenging – and one of the most important roles in any organisation. So, it’s important to manage well.  You could have the most fantastic workplace, on paper – but there’s truth in […]