Following Orders or Engaged Followship
Our Senior Associate, Graeme Findlay, recently attended a TEDx event and was fascinated by the presentation.
The presentation was by Professor Alex Haslam who is engaged in research to re-examine the conclusions from one of the most famous psychology experiments ever - the Milgram experiments. The experiments...more info
Should Project Executives Think in Colours?
Ever wondered why most large projects fail to deliver their stated objectives? Graeme Findlay, Senior Associate, reflects on this question.
I was recently introduced to the work of Caluwe and Vermaak on Change Paradigms at Oxford University Said Business School. The model uses 5 colours to represent...more info
Reversing the Swing
Unlike some others, I am not a huge fan of sporting analogies when it comes to leadership development. It’s not that I dislike sport or don’t admire sporting achievement – I am a huge fan. I just don’t believe that there are a lot of similarities between the...more info
Is it that Complex?
Boulton characterises a complex system as one which • Is systemic and synergistic. • Is multi-scalar • Has variety diversity variation and fluctuations and these can give rise both to resilience and adaptability. • Is path-dependent, contingent on the local context and on the sequence of what happens. • Changes episodically and can...more info