Three Focal Points for Measuring Organisational Change

As so often is the case in research in the social sciences, a statement that is repeated often enough becomes the standard go-to evidence for a phenomenon. One of these is the myth that 70% of organisational change efforts fail. As Heather Stagl reported in 2014 the genesis of this statistic came out of [...]

By | 2017-08-11T16:54:21+00:00 August 11th, 2017|evaluation, Leadership, police|Comments Off on Three Focal Points for Measuring Organisational Change

The Importance of Vital Conversations During Organisational Change

An inevitable consequence of organisational change is the need to evaluate roles and positions ultimately leading to some staff experiencing significant change to their role, re-deployment to another division, or redundancy. Some people will jump on board the process, others will be fearful and others will be resistant. Communicating with people who are struggling [...]

By | 2017-06-30T12:12:57+00:00 June 30th, 2017|confident communication, Leadership, police, team building|Comments Off on The Importance of Vital Conversations During Organisational Change

Good Practice For Evaluating Organisational Change Projects

Evaluation often plays second fiddle to project implementation yet good project management should start with evaluation in mind because without knowing whether you have made a positive difference in moving from A to B you cannot possible know what step C should be. Evaluating organisational wide change projects is probably one of the more [...]

By | 2017-06-30T11:46:47+00:00 June 30th, 2017|evaluation, Leadership, police, team building|Comments Off on Good Practice For Evaluating Organisational Change Projects

The Importance of Conflict In High Performing Teams

I recently attended an AIM Breakfast where the presentation from the guest speaker was about addressing dysfunction in teams. Specifically, he discussed Lencioni’s Five Dysfunctions Model which identifies five (surprise) distinct issues that form an interrelated model of dysfunction. These are: Absence of TRUST Fear of CONFLICT Lack of COMMITMENT Avoidance of ACCOUNTABILITY Inattention [...]

By | 2017-05-04T10:22:46+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Confidence, confident communication, Leadership, police, team building|Comments Off on The Importance of Conflict In High Performing Teams

Why Do Police Officers Need To Develop A Personal Brand?

You are a police officer. Or maybe more specifically you identify as a Detective or you identify as a Senior Sergeant. So why is personal branding something you should think about? Isn’t this something just for entrepreneurs or consultants or business owners? The term personal brand is just new language for what used to [...]

By | 2017-03-23T16:09:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Confidence, Leadership, police|Comments Off on Why Do Police Officers Need To Develop A Personal Brand?

Are You Waiting To Be Confident?

Confidence is not a static state, it comes and goes, shrinks and grows as you develop and expand out of your comfort zone and take on new roles and responsibilities. Confidence doesn’t just happen if you sit and wait for the perfect time or for when you feel ready enough to take a leap. Confidence [...]

By | 2017-02-17T11:31:26+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Confidence, confident communication, Leadership, Mind, police|Comments Off on Are You Waiting To Be Confident?

Preparing for Promotion to Commissioned Officer

If you are preparing for promotion from non-commissioned officer level to commissioned officer level you need to step up out of the detail and be clear on your professional identity, your strategic capacity and your ability to implement. #police #leadership #promotion #professional   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRnFRh4Rtz8&t=3s

By | 2017-01-23T14:14:58+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Confidence, Leadership, police|Comments Off on Preparing for Promotion to Commissioned Officer

Legitimacy in Policing: Turning the Lens Inwards

The link between procedural justice, police legitimacy and community trust encourages police to consider how they interact with the public so that people feel they have been dealt with fairly and with respect. Even when the outcome of their encounter with police is negative (e.g. speeding ticket), if the interaction with the officer was fair [...]

By | 2017-01-11T13:02:45+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Confidence, confident communication, Courage, Leadership, police|Comments Off on Legitimacy in Policing: Turning the Lens Inwards

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