What would it mean to have a play ethic? It’s not the opposite of a work ethic – you can have both at once. But you can’t be depressed and feel like playing, so researcher Stuart Brown says it’s the
If you are interested to see the great organisations we have been working with over the past year, please check out our animated client timeline here.
There’s a great review by Bruce of the book The Consultant’s Journey (Roger Harrison) over on Bruce’s blog, Motive Means and Opportunity
There are still spaces available on ICA:UK’s Group Facilitation Methods training in Manchester on 17th -18th November, with Orla as the trainer. Booking link here http://www.ica-uk.org.uk/facilitation-training/group-facilitation-methods-gfm
I have participated in International Facilitation Week virtually for several years by presenting at (and occasionally helping to organise) the Virtual Facilitation Unconference. Though there isn’t a virtual conference in 2016, there are some really interesting virtual events scheduled globally –
Organisational development practice is always evolving and in my view one of the most interesting recent developments in the field has been the evolution of dialogic OD (in contrast to the more conventional diagnostic approach). The main champions of the dialogic approach
In Framework we place great emphasis on reviewing and learning from our work: this is particularly salient at the moment as each of us works with our Framework supervisor to amass feedback for our annual review. Some of our resources
With our discussions in York of post-EU Referendum political events still fresh in the memory, I continue to be absorbed by the possible implications of Brexit for UK civil society organisations (CSOs), particularly those working in international peace and development.
We held one of our twice-a-year Development Days in York yesterday. We extended the format a little – arriving the previous evening and having an excellent meal at the El Piano vegan restaurant accompanied by a passionate discussion about recent
By coincidence, a couple of weeks ago, I was researching the concept of “othering” – “to view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself”. The evolution of this concept can