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Change Management Theory and Practice: Assumptions and Motivations

Posted by Stephen Parry on May 11, 2018 2:04:44 PM

The greatest waste in organisations today is the waste in human potential.’

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Topics: Book Reviews, Command and Control, Ethics, Change Leadership, Work Climate, Adaptive Culture

Adaptability transformation and the end of silos

Posted by Stephen Parry on May 16, 2017 6:34:52 PM

People often ask me how adaptive workplaces are different from the one in which they work.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Command and Control, innovative culture, Change Leadership, Work Climate

Stopping an Adaptable change program a dangerous proposition

Posted by Stephen Parry on Dec 6, 2016 3:00:01 AM

Putting an Adaptability program in place in an organisation is a bit like a farmer planting seeds and tending to the fields over the summer in anticipation of a great fall harvest. There’s a starting point and an end point. But a lot of things have to happen in between.

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Topics: Adaptability, Climetrics, Command and Control, innovative culture, Change Leadership, listen and adapt, Work Climate

When middleware becomes muddleware

Posted by Stephen Parry on Nov 22, 2016 3:45:41 PM

How many times have you fixed something with an improvised solution? Probably more often than you might guess. It’s amazing how useful a paperclip or safety pin can be when repurposed to hold together things other than paper or a piece of cloth.

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Topics: Adaptability, Command and Control, innovative culture, Change Leadership

Ten police officers and one man with a baseball bat: a Lean story

Posted by Stephen Parry on Sep 29, 2016 4:30:09 AM

A few years back when we were working with a UK police force on a Lean transformation project, we put some staff from the IT department in police cruisers with officers for ride-alongs.

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Topics: Methods, Command and Control, Customer Experience, Customer Value Principles, failure

Stopping a Lean change program is a dangerous proposition

Posted by Stephen Parry on Sep 27, 2016 1:30:39 PM

Putting a Lean change program in place in an organisation is a bit like a farmer planting seeds and tending to the fields over the summer in anticipation of a great fall harvest. There’s a starting point and an end point. But in between a lot of things have to happen.

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Topics: Command and Control, failure, Change Leadership, Work Climate

Do we need an Ethical Framework in the Software Development and IT Business?

Posted by Stephen Parry on Jan 2, 2013 3:24:08 PM

Stephen Parry 1st Grant Rule Talk Transcript

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Topics: Ethical Business, Ethical Framework, IT Business, Social Capital, Software Business, Speaking Events, accreditations, Command and Control, Customer Value Principles, Ethics, Knowedge work, Change Leadership