Tag Archives: HR

The Landscape of Trust Research Project 2017

Last year I prototyped some early work around the Landscape of Trust: in 2017 I’m planning a major research project to build this work out further. The Landscape of Trust will explore how trusts sits within systems: the type of … Continue reading

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Developing Social Leadership in Organisations: The Book

I’m into the last two days of crowdfunding for my next book: Social Leadership – my 1st 100 days. Regular readers will have seen the content develop as i have been #WorkingOutLoud over the last two months on writing and … Continue reading

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Change in the Social Age: a Practical Handbook

2017 will be an exciting year: at the end of last year I managed to complete the manuscript for ‘Social Leadership – my first hundred days’, a practical illustrated guide based around 100 activities for the nascent Social Leader, and … Continue reading

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Social Leadership at 99%

Apologies to those of you who have weathered this series of posts: today i hit 99% of the writing for the new Social Leadership book. Whilst it may feel as though i am eking out this final stage, the reality … Continue reading

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Increased Surface Area: The Socially Dynamic Organisation

I liked a notion that came up today in conversation: that by increasing the social connectivity of the organisation, we increase the surface area. This probably harks back to my 1st degree, which included aspects of material science, that taught … Continue reading

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The Future Of HR

Despite its best intentions, HR is often experienced as paternalistic or maternalistic in nature: it is a mechanism of control, it restricts individual agency, it seeks to own and command. In the Socially Dynamic organisation this model will be replaced … Continue reading

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A New Model for #HR: Enabling, Guiding, Adapting

I’m using this week as an opportunity to explore the future of HR: part of a wider journey towards building the Socially Dynamic Organisation. The premise is that to be fit for the Social Age many of the organisations that … Continue reading

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