The complementary discipline of Adoption Change Management

For anyone familiar with the implementation of change initiatives within organisations, the capability of project management as a discipline has long been accepted as critical to its success. The maturity of this capability is underpinned by the availability of a breadth of project management qualifications and accreditation’s including some of the better known such as: […]

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Pulling the UK out of the Productivity Nosedive!

Once again the issue of UK productivity has raised it’s painful head. With the 2017 Budget came the news from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) that the UK economy will grow by less than 2% in each of the next 5 years – the worst forecast since 1983. Underpinning this is an even more […]

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The Yin and Yang of Change

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang describe how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent. This duality lies at the origins of many branches of classical Chinese science and philosophy, as well as being a primary guideline of traditional Chinese medicine. Yin and yang are complementary forces that interact to […]

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Maximising the return on our most valuable assets

Expected to be the Royal Navy’s flagship for the next 50 years, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, sailed into Portsmouth Harbour having successfully completed its first set of sea trials. Capable of carrying up to forty aircraft, the ship has no catapults or arrestor wires and is instead designed to operate F-35B Lightning II multirole […]

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How Change Management is Improving Business Performance

Just as the appearance of dark clouds over the British  summer landscape causes us to grab a brolly or head indoors, so the delivery of Software as a Service (SAAS) from The Cloud is having a significant impact on how software vendors are having to support their clients in the adoption of their products. It wasn’t […]

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Building Authenticity into your Leadership Pipeline

I recently met with a friend who recommended a HBR article on developing talent entitled “The Talent Curse,” (Petriglieri and Petriglieri, May-June 2017).  I read the article with interest as it highlights the curse that so often comes for those that are selected for a leadership fast track programme in that it can have the […]

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