• Posts Tagged ‘Organisational Capability’

    About [parenting] organisations

    by  • December 15, 2014 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    As it turns out, you can cross over tips for healthy children and tips for healthy organisations.

    Not long ago I read this article by Zoe Williams about parenting. The more I read, the more I realised that significant portions of it can be applied to our world, the world of organisations, companies, businesses; those filled with employees, leaders, bosses, managers, teams, remote workers, customers, stakeholders, committees, executives and whatnot. It...

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    What OD is

    by  • October 27, 2014 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    What is Organisational development? Let's step into the really of Infinite possibilities and see what OD can be.

    OD is strategy Yes, even the hardcore, classic tools like SWOT, PESTLE and Force Field analysis; even the classic writers like Drucker, Porter and Mintzberg. OD is about formulating plans for prosperity which includes finance, marketing, sales, technology, product/service development, infrastructure and everything else. It does that with the knowledge and understanding that no...

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    Help & free people diagnosis

    by  • September 12, 2014 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    I need your help: join my research, get free people diagnosis.

    Hello there. I don’t usually use this blog in such a direct way, except I really need help. A while ago I wrote about a research I’m piloting for my MSc in Organisational Development. But Instead of the science and what got me there, let me lay it out in front of you, plain...

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    Find your Wilderness

    by  • May 23, 2014 • OD and L&D • 1 Comment

    What is the Wilderness and why it is important if you want to have a better organisation – inside and out (oh, and this is how you get innovation and creativity, too).

    In a recent #NZLEAD chat we discussed introverts in the workplace. Part of the prep (and – of course – the conversation), we visited (or revisited) Susan Cain’s Introvert TED talk. In her talk, Susan lists three actions she recommends organisations should take if they want to become more introvert friendly. One of them...

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    Rethinking Degrees, Talent and Business

    by  • March 17, 2014 • OD and L&D • 0 Comments

    Do you use academic degrees as part of your recruitment, promotion and talent strategies? Here’s why you should reconsider and re-focus.

    Over the past few years I’ve tweeted articles about the importance of university degrees, or, as it turns out, the increasing lack of.  These new voices contradict current practice. Many organisations relay on the existence of an academic degree when recruiting, promoting or making decisions about talent. I’m a firm believer that degrees are...

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