The Merger – Baby steps

The Merger – Baby steps

Part of my time this year is being spent as an adviser to two organisations that are merging. It makes an interesting example of a merger process. All relevant posts on the process are collected under the Merger tag. I set the scene for the Merger last month in this post.   Early days under […]

Reflections on The Future, Backwards

Reflections on The Future, Backwards

Wednesday’s session of The Future, Backwards was great. I played uber-facilitator, racing between the 8 separate groups, while Anne, Dick, Sally and Meg worked with two groups each more closely. That seemed to work pretty well – I walked miles, helped steer and got to see 4 distinctly different styles of facilitation taking place. And, […]

Financial Times Editorial: Major rifts in the Corus boardroom

Financial Times Editorial: Major rifts in the Corus boardroom

Financial Times Editorial: Major rifts in the Corus boardroom between factions from the two companies that merged The rifts within the Corus boardroom are unusual only because they’re so highly visible. They’re certainly not unexpected – when two groups of people come together to form a single, unified community, their different worldviews of past, present […]