Posts tagged Vertical Development
The Future of Organisational Development: Why Aren’t We Embracing New Ways of Working?

Firstly, I love my work, and most of the time, I get to walk with extraordinary individuals, those rare few that dare to lead and embody the work of modern leadership pioneers, like Brene Brown. What I am still surprised about is, how rare this mindset is amongst our leaders and more importantly, our Human Resource and learning and development communities.

Recently, I gave a talk on the future of Organisational Development and Organisational Design to a group of Human Resource professionals. The session focused on progressive approaches to the two organisational domains mentioned above. About mid-way through, I presented eight questions that were in a form of litmus test, for the participants to self-measure their progressions toward modern and contemporary approaches being modelled in some of the most progressive organisations.

Here are the eight questions:

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How winning the new war on talent also builds Business Agility

This is the first in a series of blogs about winning the war on talent in the new world of work, ensuring your organisation is #FitfortheFuture.

There is a healthy consensus that the level of complexity in organisational life is increasing, and many organisations are currently struggling to meet the demands of this increasing level of complexity.

Let’s be honest, navigating constantly increasing change is challenging, and it’s becoming more so every day.

Some organisations that have a more progressive approach, Netflix, Google, Burtzorg and Haier for example, are confronting this inherent challenge by choosing to pursue alternative ways of working, to address organisational performance in today’s ever-changing world.

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