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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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Does team size matter?

Does team size matter?


Over the years we have been asked to coach leadership teams that are not performing or living up to their potential.  It’s not uncommon to find that the team is simply too large.  What is required is not (just) team coaching but team design. But …. how small is too small and how big is too big? Well, it depends! An annoying answer we know, but it happens to be true in this case. We thought it would be helpful in this post to say more than “it depends”, and to offer practitioners a way of thinking about a possible response

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Bring the “suits” and “cardigans” together from the start…

Bring the “suits” and “cardigans” together from the start…


Have you ever looked at what was going on in your organisation and thought it just wasn’t working well enough?Performance not where it needs to be, targets not met, staff survey results getting worse, difficulty...

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