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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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