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Organisational Culture – Arctic Lessons

“In history, a great volume is unrolled for our instruction, drawing the materials of future wisdom from the past…” Okay, it’s a slightly abbreviated version of a historical quote from 18th century Irish philosopher & politician Edmund Burke but stay with me, there are some valuable lessons about organisational culture here… This month, as Covid-19 […]

Tis the season
to be
ready

“Every year I hear the same messaging about the bushfire danger and every year it never happens to me. Sure, I know it happens but I will deal with it when it happens”. As a Fire Officer for over 30 years, I have met the people who thought it would never happen to them – […]

Leverage
Cognitive
Diversity

Sometimes the best ideas come from outside your industry. When a hospital in the Netherlands needed a more efficient way to monitor patient care and patient inflow and outflow, they looked towards the aviation industry for answers. By creating a Hospital Control Centre that functioned similarly to an airport control tower, the hospital could continuously […]

Strategy & Supply Survival through Crisis

Buzzwords abound. ‘Unprecedented’ events, ‘pivoting’ of strategy, and ‘repurposing’ of assets; the massive disruption to business strategy and supply chains resulting from the COVID-19 crisis has left many wondering what they can do to recover and put themselves back on track for business as usual (BAU) or on a new trajectory to a ‘new-normal’ for […]