Category Archives: organisations

thinking allowed

  A recent RSA publication featured an interview with Theodore Zeldin, exploring the future of work. It is a short conversation covering a range of interesting topics and Zeldin’s gift, as always, is finding simple illustrations and examples to help … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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