Book review: Neuroscience for organizational change by Hilary Scarlett

The book “Neuroscience for organizational change: an evidence-based practical guide to managing change” by Hilary Scarlett is both intellectually challenging and practical. I would add it to the list of recommended books on change management that should be read by those involved in organizational change programmes whether leaders, human resource Read More

2020-05-27T11:51:38+01:00May 27, 2020|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Strategy|

Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology

In October, I was invited by Richard Chaplin and Richard Thorby of the Managing Partners Forum https://www.mpfglobal.com/ to lead a discussion on “Changing behaviour in the workplace to boost productivity – Insights from psychology” for the People, Performance and Culture group (including directors and HR professionals from leading law, architectural, Read More

2019-12-04T15:00:56+00:00December 2, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Book review: Nudge: Improving decisions about health, wealth and happiness by Richard H Thaler and Cass R Sunstein

Behavioural science is a popular topic at the moment and “Nudge: Improving decision about health, wealth and happiness” was published back in 2008. It has particular resonance in professional services as co-author Sunstein is a professor at an American law school. The basic premise is that we do not decisions Read More

2019-10-24T12:44:20+01:00October 24, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management|

Conference report: British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Psychology means business

Earlier this month I attended the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) Psychology means business conference in London. It was a day filled with excellent talks and fascinating insights. I have shared a few of the most interesting points here. Behavioural science Behavioural science was a big theme throughout the day – Read More

2021-04-03T15:01:34+01:00July 23, 2019|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

Change management and Employee engagement

At the recent MBL Change management workshop https://www.mblseminars.com/Outline/Tackling-Change-Management---A-Workshop-for-Professional-Practices/8417 we covered a lot of topics but the one that generated most interest was employee engagement. Change management and Employee engagement is particularly important in professional service firms where highly-skilled people are constantly on the front line with clients so it has Read More