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Democracy at work: Culture 2.0?

It is no secret that during the current economic climate, many employees have lost trust in management. Often the squeeze on budgets creates a pressure that many leaders will respond with words like, downsizing, redundancy, and structural change. These reactions … Continue reading

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Solving the “greatest moral challenge of our time”

“Climate change is now one of the greatest moral and economic challenges of our time.” A sentence that draws a host of varied reactions, but was one that Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd stood by in a speech after ratifying … Continue reading

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A new way of finding the Emerald City – a fresh approach to sustainability

Dorothy (and Toto) had one hell of a time, trying to navigate the yellow brick road on their journey to find the Wizard of Oz and the Emerald City and, ultimately, the way back to Kansas. And yes, while this … Continue reading

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Sustainability as a platform for growth

Ten years ago, virtually no companies were making public commitments regarding sustainability. most companies treated sustainability issues as operational issues – strictly limited to their factory walls. sustainability was seen as cost, not profit. But quietly, many of the world’s … Continue reading

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How to get agile without losing participation? Our latest experiment

Realising that your own organisation has started to drift can be a sobering experience for any executive team. For Future Considerations, this sparked a continuing experiment in organisational design in an effort to maximise contribution, make the best decisions and enhance learning, both for ourselves and for our clients. Mark sets the scene in this article and outlines the most recent developments in the evolution of our own company. Continue reading

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Reconsidering the Workplace

Anthony Goodman, a columnist of the Financial Times, recently asked readers in the last paragraph of a recent article whether moves towards workplace democracy would impact the way that we all work. As part of the article, our own Cari … Continue reading

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