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Artful Ways: Practice-based learning in Organisational Change is a new publication from HR Most Influential Thinkers Dr James Traeger, Director of Research at Mayvin and Dr Rob Warwick, Reader in Management and Organisational Learning at the University of Chichester.
“I picked it up by the front door, as I was walking to my study, leafed through it, started reading and didn’t put it down again until I had finished it. It’s really captivating, nicely written and a bit of a Trojan Mouse I think: my first impression was that it’s not that edgy, but then, when I think about the conversations I have with clients, I realise it really is!”
– Kathleen King, organisational consultant, executive coach and researcher
Following on from their influential book ‘Organisation Development: A Bold Explorer’s Guide’, Dr James Traeger and Dr Rob Warwick explore practice-based learning in organisations in their new podcast series.
The Civil Service’s Organisation Development and Design Capability model, created together by Mayvin and the UK Civil Service, offers a way for internal Organisation Development and Organisation Design practitioners to integrate their practice seamlessly in order to be fully effective.
A free resource exploring how the idea of using the self as an instrument of Organisation Development and Design (OD & D) is central to the field. This tool sheet summarises the central points of Mayvin Director Martin Saville’s chapter on the subject in Field Guide for Organisation Development: Taking Theory into Practice, published by Gower.
Mayvin Associate Peter Lawrence shares his approach to helping an organisation with growing and sustaining OD capability building in the HRBP community.
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.
Take a look at this short animation exploring OD’s part in the future of Third Sector organisations
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.
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
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.
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
Mayvin Director James Traeger makes the business case for excellent facilitation and offers his thoughts on the crucial ingredients for success
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
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
JAMES TRAEGER AND MARTIN SAVILLE
Mayvin Directors James Traeger and Martin Saville take a light-hearted look at leadership through the lens of flying
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?