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Adele Swan

Book Review – Managing at the Leading Edge: Navigating and Piloting Business Strategy at Critical Moments by Tom Rose, PhD

Today’s VUCA world requires new leadership capabilities to navigate businesses successfully through volatile and uncertain times. Drawing comparisons between the business world and the challenging and often dangerous world of sailing, Managing at the Leading Edge aims to present an evidence based approach to high performance leadership and encourages leaders to think differently about how they successfully manage change.

Article by 7 July 2017

Graham White

Book Review – The Change Catalyst: Secrets to Successful and Sustainable Business Change by Campbell Macpherson

If Coincidences mean you're on the right path as suggested by Simon Van Booy, then the two significant coincidences which collide to make this book possibly one of the most informative and influential books you will have the opportunity to read this year are ensuring you are not just on the path to successful change you are on the highway to it.

Article by 7 July 2017

Gary Cookson

Songs of (ap)prais(al)

Hardly a week goes by without another article about how performance management is changing and how the annual appraisal is dead. Indeed, I blogged about my own thoughts on this around a year ago.

Article by 6 July 2017

Gary Cookson

Prepare to be boarded

In this blog I'll discuss the importance of creating the right experience for new employees during the onboarding and induction period. In this phase, future levels of engagement by that employee are either set upon a solid foundation or are doomed to failure.

Article by 29 June 2017

Cinthya Quijano

Why change is a bad word?

I've noticed a trend at different events I've gone to that I'd like to share with you as readers. I get asked the typical question, "what do you do?", and I mention that I'm an organisation development professional. I usually get asked what that means.

Article by 5 June 2017


The ‘ROCKSTAR’ Framework for Ensuring Blissful Employee Relations

The ‘ROCKSTAR’ framework is a strategic approach for institutionalizing Employee Relationship Management (ERM) initiatives that drive the virtues of sustaining robust ‘psychological’ contracts and sound ‘professional’ work agreements to engage employees in gainful organizational citizenship behaviors. Constituent elements of the respective framework are as follows:

Article by 30 May 2017