Category Archives: organisations

reframing mistakes

The long summer days are here, and so I’m signposting a longer-than-usual read. This essay by Ian Leslie in the New Statesman tells the story of an airline pilot who is using his knowledge and understanding of accident analysis in … Continue reading

Posted in organisations, society | Comments Off

speed ninjas v turtle walkers

An interesting item appeared on the LSE impact blog from Filip Vostal titled ‘In Search of Scholarly Time’. He argues for an alternative to both speed-driven time-management on the one hand and the “regressive ethic of slow scholarship” on the … Continue reading

Posted in ideas, organisations | Comments Off

hitting the live rail

One of the most interesting and challenging organisational case studies we are living through today must surely be the BBC, exposed as it is in this post-Savile, mid-Clarkson moment. Clarkson, the star of a comedy programme about fast cars with … Continue reading

Posted in organisations, society | Comments Off

the wrong kind of narrative

The Ecologist recently featured an interesting piece by Vanessa Spedding. It was inspired by dismal media coverage of climate change issues which habitually reverts to questions of whether it is ‘true’ or ‘real’ and uses opinionated non-experts as default commentators. … Continue reading

Posted in organisations, society, story | Comments Off

science says so

Neuroscience has quickly gained traction in the organisational world, perhaps not surprisingly as so many neuro-studies appear to offer clear and incontrovertible findings – such things are prized in the field. The house magazine of the Chartered Institute for Personnel … Continue reading

Posted in books, ideas, images, organisations | Comments Off