Tag Archives: organisational development

Walking the talk: IPNLF’s values influence culture & performance

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Have you ever experienced the default culture of an organisation? This is an operating environment that evolves from “the way we do things around here”: how people talk to one another; which actions and outcomes are recognised and rewarded; whether enacted policies and structures limit or enable people to unleash their potential at work; and […]

Where the wild things are

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I spent time over the last couple of years travelling to Portland, Oregon to help a passionate and courageous group of people strategise about how they were going to bring their new organisation into being. The result is Ocean Outcomes: an organisation dedicated to helping communities and the seafood industry improve the sustainability of wild fisheries. Not […]

Initiatives to close the corporate gender gap gaining attention and momentum

EDGE Certified Foundation made the news in September 2014 as the first US-based Fortune 500 company, L’Oréal USA, achieved certification to the EDGE standard. The standard measures a company’s commitment to and progress on closing the gender gap in the workplace. Based on the idea that “what gets measured, gets done”, the EDGE standard focuses on […]

Coaching as organisational development

Can coaching be considered organisational development? I have just served as a guest editor on a special edition of the electronic journal e-Organisations & People published by the Association for Management Education and Development, or AMED. The Winter Edition, out now, explores a great range of topics related to coaching as organisational development. It contains […]