You Say You Want a Revolution The town I grew up in is both ordinary and extraordinary – extraordinary enough for a succession of artists to come and observe the inhabitants, and to use our lived experiences to comment on our existence. First we have Stanley Spencer’s paintings of Clyde Shipbuilders, which he did as […]
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I started writing a series of blog posts just before Christmas, under the collective title Brave new world, intending to explore ten patterns (recurring themes) that I see running through decades of research on new ways of working and high-performance work systems. These themes will continue, I think, to be fundamental as we move into a […]
I’m writing a series of posts, under the collective title of Brave New World, which summarise ten patterns underpinning new ways of working and learning for complex contexts. The patterns, which I see recurring as times and contexts change, are themes linked to creating conditions for satisfying work and effective, customer-focused performance. Brave new world is […]
This is the third post in the Brave New World series, which explores ten patterns I see underpinning new ways of working and learning for complex work contexts. The patterns are themes that recur as times and contexts change, and are linked to creating conditions for satisfying work and effective, customer-focused performance. I’m summarising the […]