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How to Avoid Rework in Organisational Design

Organisational Design is analogous to an organisation’s architecture, and it is an enabler of a business strategy. It encompasses people, the business operating model, decision authority, role design and lastly structure (or hierarchy).

May 18, 2021

Topics: Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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The Difference Between HR, OD and L&D

There's occasionally some confusion about what the difference is between Human Resources (HR), Organisational Development (OD) and Learning & Development (L&D). All three are concerned with people, but each has a slightly different traditional core focus.

May 17, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Culture & Organisational Development

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What Are Organisational Diagnostics?

An Organisational Diagnostic is a tool that analyses a business (or department) to identify gaps in the way it functions and opportunities for improvement. They offer effective insights into how a business can perform better. 

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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What is Organisational Development?

Businesses that want to change, pivot, grow and sustain their competitive advantage turn to Organisational Development specialists. Organisational Development (OD) is a field of applied science and draws on Sociology, Psychology (particularly Industrial-Organisational Psychology) and theories of motivation, leadership, learning and more. 

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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Top 10 Productivity Tips

Have you ever asked yourself, "Could I be doing more with my time?" If you've asked yourself this question in 2020 or 2021, it might be because of the immense disruption to our work and personal lives that took place over that time. 

Apr 6, 2021

Topics: General Business- Culture & Organisational Development

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Should We? Top 9 Reasons to Hire a Head of Remote Work

If remote work is here to stay, should there be an executive role dedicated to the associated challenges and responsibilities? It’s an interesting indication about the future of remote work that leading tech companies are hiring C-suite and senior level roles dedicated to this exact purpose. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Recruitment & Selection- Future of Work

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Audience Expectations in Virtual Facilitation

How have audience expectations changed following the surge in virtual learning? Building audience expectations in the lead up to a virtual event can determine whether or not that event is ultimately deemed successful or mediocre. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Virtual Facilitator versus The Virtual Producer

Are you still using the first 5 minutes of every virtual meeting getting technology set up correctly? “Lisa, Can you hear me? Can you see my screen?” Or perhaps it’s the most common phrase from 2020: “You’re on mute!” 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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