For the past several weeks, work has been progressing on the production of a special, OD-themed edition of the online journal e-Organisations and People (e-O&P). This has been put together in recognition of the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the formation of the OD Innovation Network (ODiN), which I helped to found in 1999 and for which I have organized the meetings since 2005. ..
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The Company's "Management in Five Acts" graphic features in a new book by the University of Hertfordshire's Head of Leadership and Organisational Development, Kevin Flinn. Entitled Leadership Development - A complexity perspective, the book presents a radical challenge to conventional leadership development methodologies. In a welcome contrast to the usual offerings, Flinn presents an approach rooted in people's everyday lived experience of organizational life. ..
The Chartered Management Institute submitted Chris Rodgers’s paper on Taking Organisational Complexity Seriously as written evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group Management Commission on the future of management and leadership. It evoked the following response: ..