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Culture Change


Strategy, Organisation Design and HR Leaders: Don’t get relegated to comms, culture and clearing up

Strategy, Organisation Design and HR Leaders: Don’t get relegated to comms, culture and clearing up


Beginning in June 2023, we ran a series of sessions to investigate the separation between ‘suits’ (strategy and organisation design) and ‘cardigans’ (organisation development and change). What are the implications of this separation for HR professionals? These leaders all too often get relegated to doing the three Cs: comms, culture and clearing up.

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Culture change – lessons from the field

Culture change – lessons from the field


Most of our clients are engaged in attempts to develop or change their culture in some way, shape or form. They tend however to tell us they find such initiatives to be tricky, demanding and, ultimately, disappointing. To understand why this is the case, we have been inquiring with leaders and OD practitioners into their experience of trying to change culture.

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Learning from the mundane, everyday and taken-for-granted

Learning from the mundane, everyday and taken-for-granted


One perspective that informs our consulting practice at Metalogue is cultural anthropology. We see value in trying to understand the symbolic meaning of behaviour, language, artefacts, rituals and ways of working. This lens often reveals new and different ways of making sense of what goes on in organisations. 

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