The Problem with New Year’s Resolutions

As last year came to a close and the new one is upon us, we reach the inevitable introspection that leads to pondering our New Year’s resolutions. We review the ledger of the good, the bad and the indifferent. On the outcome of this scale we decide whether the year was positive or one of […]

Restructuring and Resilience: a presentation by Roger Perry

Our latest Change Network event on today’s leading restructuring practices and resilience in turbulent times was kicked off by our MD Roger Perry and Nicole Sadler from Phoenix Australia. The material presented by Roger can be viewed here. Thanks to all leaders for joining us and for sharing your valuable insights. The additional material presented by […]

Making the Most of a Restructure

  With anaemic growth, high competitive intensity, and deep uncertainty, organisational restructures seem to be the order of the day. Yet they are notoriously difficult to effectively conceptualise and execute.   However, if you are seriously considering restructuring, then it is essential to understand how to make the most of the risk being taken. This […]

Workforce of the Future: A presentation by Roger Perry

Our Managing Director, Roger Perry, recently presented at events in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. The topic of discussion was the ‘workforce of the future’. They were attended by industry executives and managers, each sharing their perspectives on preparing for, and developing their future workforce. We also heard from contemporary leaders who are well advanced in […]

Adapting your leadership style to turbulent times

With the increased perception of living in turbulent times, there is a sense of nervousness, even dread, around many industries at present. Yet turbulent times are not new, and organisational design practitioners now have solid, well-tested, advice to give to leaders. It is advice on how to create adaptive organisations. However, to give you these […]

When aberrations become the norm in the workplace

How do the disruptions creep in? By Diana Perry, Bevington Group & Izabella Kobylanski, Planning Results Businesses are under constant pressure to deliver short-term results. Consequently, productivity is continually being reviewed and scrutinised, whether at an individual, departmental, organisational, industry or national level. Not surprisingly, the business world has taken on the mantra coined by […]