A chat with Deepa Prahalad

What Matters | 04 Sep 2018

Innovation and design strategist, Deepa Prahalad, shares with us her passion for emerging markets and social innovation and explains the work of the global initiatives established in memory of her late father, the renowned management thinker and academic, C.K. Prahalad.

Long Distance Leadership

What Matters | 31 Jul 2018

We talk to our old friend and long-time Management-Issues columnist, Wayne Turmel, about his book “The Long Distance Leader - Rules for Remarkable Long Distance Leadership”.

The Business of Sleep

What Matters | 23 Jul 2018

Talking about sleep with Vicki Culpin, author of “The Business of Sleep", who has spent nearly 20 years researching the effects of reduced sleep and its relationship with productivity, employee wellbeing and effectiveness.

The Power of Neuro-Agility

What Matters | 23 Jul 2018

We talk to author and coach Carole Gaskell about neuro-agility - what it is, how it helps people do things simpler, better and faster and how it helps us acquire new skills, attitudes and behaviours.

Exploring charisma

What Matters | 31 Oct 2017

There is a stereotypical image that a charismatic leader is a confident extrovert. But as we find out from Nikki Owen, author of "Charismatic to the Core", you don't have to shout or show off to be charismatic.

Your wardrobe and your work

What Matters | 04 Aug 2017

How far can employers in the UK go when it comes to telling women what they can and can’t - or should - wear at work?

Brexit: business and immigration

What Matters | 05 Jul 2017

We talk to immigration specialist, Jonathan Beech, about what Brexit might mean for immigration and what that might mean for British businesses.

Corporate Liberation with Isaac Getz

What Matters | 27 Jun 2017

In the first in our new series, What Matters, we talk to Isaac Getz, a Professor at ESCP Europe business school, best-selling author and a leading figure in the corporate liberation movement.

Designing a human-centred company

Evolutionary Provocateur | 22 Nov 2016

Dawna talks to Giles Hutchins, author of 'Future Fit', about creating companies that are fit to surf the uncertainties of today's reality.

An architecture for self-managed companies

Evolutionary Provocateur | 31 Oct 2016

Dawna talks to Bonnitta Roy about her open architecture for self-managed companies, otherwise known as an Open Participatory Organization.

Business wargaming

Rewiring for Change | 12 Oct 2016

Business wargaming helps organisations to optimise their planning procedures and ensure their goals are achieved. Find out how to go about it, why you should give it a go and what you can learn from it.

Implementing Holacracy

Evolutionary Provocateur | 07 Oct 2016

Dawna talks holacracy with Anna McGrath of Wonderworks Consulting, who worked with Zappos to roll out the controversial organizational structure.

Leading in a boss-less company

Evolutionary Provocateur | 13 Sep 2016

Dawna talks to long-time W.L. Gore Associate, Michael Pacanowsky, about the company's trust-based culture and the benefits that distributing power brings with it.

Dipping into LiquidO

Evolutionary Provocateur | 27 Jul 2016

Dawna talks to Stelio Verzera about LiquidO, an agile governance model championed by Cocoon Projects, a values-driven innovation company based in Italy.

The Yoga of Max's Discontent

Evolutionary Provocateur | 06 Jul 2016

Dawna Jones talks to best-selling author, Karan Bajaj, about his new book, The Yoga of Max’s Discontent, and what it tells us about the leadership challenges executives face today.

Revolutionizing health care: the Buurtzorg way

Evolutionary Provocateur | 07 Jun 2016

Increasing quality and lowering costs is the holy grail of healthcare. And that’s precisely what Netherlands-based home care organization, Buurtzorg, has achieved. Listen on to find out how they do it.

The gig economy

Rewiring for Change | 19 May 2016

The gig economy is changing how we work and changing how organisations operate. But it also demands a change in mind-set, and that’s a step too far for some organisations.

The road to self-management

Evolutionary Provocateur | 16 May 2016

Find out how one company went from being traditionally managed and organized to being a radical autonomous system with a quantum leap in profitability.

Tomatoes and self-management

Evolutionary Provocateur | 19 Apr 2016

How does a business gets things done when there’s no boss and no-one is in control? Morning Star, the world’s largest tomato processing company, proves you don't need managers to run a successful company.

Getting to grips with digital transformation

Rewiring for Change | 05 Apr 2016

Understanding digital transformation and applying it to corporate strategy is one of the biggest challenges businesses face today. Our new series explores what it means in practice.