Accelerating Change Programmes

Seeking the approaches that enable faster change in the complex world of health and social care

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How to Accelerate Change In The Complex World of Health and Social Care

The NHS has made enormous progress in the quality of care since it’s creation in 1948, average life expectancy has risen by around 15 years during this period, and many … Continue reading

08/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Senior Leaders need to initiate and steer, not interfere

Initiating the right changes in organisations needs leaders to stand up and make difficult decisions and take responsibility for achieving these, significant leadership effort is required to do this. Once … Continue reading

08/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Stop training our Project Managers to be process junkies

In the past I have been guilty of this, I’ve probably sent dozens of individuals to become process junkies, on either PRINCE2 or MSP courses, only to reinforce a way … Continue reading

09/06/2015 · 4 Comments

Leadership – enabling greatness in others

In a recent HBR (Harvard Business Review) debate around the definition of leadership, the range of responses were vast. Indeed, there were completely opposite views on the subject. One of … Continue reading

10/05/2015 · Leave a comment

How to spoil a good Crisis

We often hear the phrase ‘Never waste a good Crisis’,  yet it seems that in health and social care we regularly waste the opportunity a crisis presents. The perception of … Continue reading

04/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Foster coordinator behaviours to accelerate change

Working with organisations that want to make change in partnership is really, really, really hard. It’s complex, ambiguous and very frustrating, but when it comes together, it is something to … Continue reading

27/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Rethinking Critical Path – reorienting gravitational pull

I was recently asked about ‘critical path’, and my heart sank. Why, in a change environment dominated by people, would we think that a technical, linear, engineering technique would help … Continue reading

12/04/2015 · 1 Comment

Planning to Accelerate

I love Gantt charts!! I find them enjoyable and challenging to create and really easy to read. However, it seems that few people share my enjoyment. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

06/04/2015 · Leave a comment

Operational Delivery Groups, at the heart of accelerating change

Accelerating change is something we all want to achieve. It seems that unleashing those people involved and impacted by change can be one of the catalysts for acceleration. Recently, I … Continue reading

24/03/2015 · 1 Comment

What’s it all about?

Successful change in organisations is really difficult. This has been my experience, but you don’t have to take my word for it, there’s shed loads of evidence to support this. … Continue reading

13/03/2015 · Leave a comment