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Simply, improvement... · 6d ago

Measuring the Good – a new volunteering opportunity with Pro Bono OR

Today, we ran a briefing session at the OR Society offices in Birmingham where Antonia Orr (Coalition for Efficiency) introduced 9 potential volunteers to the “Measuring the Good” programme....
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

7 Leadership Lessons for Project Managers – an interview with Paul Hodgkins

An intervew with Paul Hodgkins after his speech on The Power of Leadership – 7 Leadership Lessons, at Challenges of Project Management conference by PMI Poland Chapter Kujawsko-Pomorskie Bra...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

“Simply, improvement…” – my April Newsletter 2018 is available online

View the latest Newsletter, here. Sign-up to receive my monthly e-Newsletter. I write an e-Newsletter which goes out monthly (except August) and is another way to keep in touch with topics o...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

A lovely surprise – recognition of 30 years of IPD membership #CIPD30years

I had a lovely surprise in today’s post, a Certificate recognising my 30 years as a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Actually, it was the Institute of Personne...
Simply, improvement... · 2W ago

YouTube video – How to use Problem Structuring Methods for strategic thinking – Giles Hindle

Here’s a great video of a webinar delivered by Giles Hindle from Hull University. How to use PSMs for strategic thinking and exploring their role in policy making
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

OpenStrategies 1-day short Courses – May 2018

The effective development and implementation of strategies requires many steps involving many different stakeholders, especially in the public sector. Each stakeholder has different requirem...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Creativity and Innovation – 3 success factors

I was recently running a workshop on Creativity and Innovation for a group of public sector analysts who support the development of new policies. The workshop is highly participative and int...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

OR Society Criminal Justice SIG Spring 2018 Meeting – summary

We had a great meeting on Tuesday with three interesting and very different presentations. Pam Murphy told us about her role as a member of the Independent Prisons Monitoring Board at HMP Wa...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

The value of business to the Third Sector – New IPPR Report

The Institute for Public Policy Research has published a report on the value of, and relationships between, businesses and third sector organisations in the North of England. This paper uses...
Simply, improvement... · 1M ago

Webinar – Phil Driver on applying PRUB-Thinking to change initiatives

Read more about OpenStrategies and PRUB.