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Influencing others: Lessons from Reg Revans

Reg Revans, the father of Action Learning, contributed so much to our knowledge and understanding of the learning process and, I would contend, one of his most significant contributions was his Principle of Insufficient Mandate, which states that “those unable…

Defining a transformational future state

Developing a future state scenario for a business, team or even on a personal level, can be a challenging process and we tend to approach this task by initially referring to the current state.  Indeed Lewin’s work on organisational change…

PRINCE2 themes in organisational change

In order to deliver effective organisational change, consistency and constancy of purpose is vital. What is also vital is consistency and constancy of the management approach. For some reason, when it comes to organisational change, the standard structures and rigour…

The dance of change

I was reflecting on the nature of organisational change recently and thinking about the relatively short half-life of behaviour change stimulated from development programmes.  Participants return from the programme with great enthusiasm to put their learning into practice in the…