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Lost in Transformation? Navigating and Leading Business Transformation

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We’ve developed a model to help our clients create truly transformational organisation design that responds both to an organisation’s political realities and to its external environment.

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Mayvin in the Third Sector

Take a look at this short animation exploring OD’s part in the future of Third Sector organisations

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Restorative HR Toolkit

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Restorative HR (RHR) is a pioneering field of practice that brings together HR and OD with restorative justice to help people solve HR problems for themselves. This toolkit includes a framework for RHR, articles and blogs on the benefits of using a restorative approach. 

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Women’s Leadership in NGOs

SARAH FRASER AND KATY MURRAY

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A report by Mayvin Director Sarah Fraser and Katy Murray, Katy Catalyst, that shares the findings of a collaborative research project exploring women’s leadership in international NGOs and the changing nature of leadership in the sector

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Embodied Leadership

The boardroom may not seem like the natural territory for Japanese martial arts, but as Mayvin Director Martin Saville has found out, it can help create great leaders. He believes ‘embodied leadership’ is challenging preconceptions of leadership development.

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OD: from theory into practice

MARTIN SAVILLE

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Mayvin Director Martin Saville’s article for the Organisation Development Network’s Practicing OD publication. Martin explains how to develop a more tangible and compelling way of thinking about and communicating your OD agenda

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Why facilitate?

Mayvin Director James Traeger makes the business case for excellent facilitation and offers his thoughts on the crucial ingredients for success

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Why has OD failed?

Mayvin Directors James Traeger and Martin Saville challenge Organisation Development professionals (including themselves) to step up and play a bolder game and offer their insights on how to achieve this

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Embodied Generosity

JAMES TRAEGER

Mayvin Director James Traeger looks at how to approach the ethical and methodological dilemmas of Action Research. This article first appeared in Action Learning: Research and Practice, February 2016

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Flying Lessons

JAMES TRAEGER AND MARTIN SAVILLE

Mayvin Directors James Traeger and Martin Saville take a light-hearted look at leadership through the lens of flying

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Good Leadership and Gender

JAMES TRAEGER

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An article by Mayvin Director James Traeger focusing on gender in leadership and asking – when we talk about gender issues in leadership, is it simply about getting the numbers right, or are we asking deeper questions of business culture, styles of leadership, and what power looks like?

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The Black Hole: the unconscious

PENNY LOCK

Mayvin Associate Consultant Penny Lock explains why it might be necessary for Learning and Development Practitioners to delve into the realm of the unconscious to better grapple with thorny issues of organisational life

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