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[R]evolution Road – travelling the terrains of creativity, power and love

"Everybody’s stories are heavily entwined with the oppressive cultural norms many of us say we are trying to dismantle."

The ups and downs of self-employment

Two recent reports show that there are both positive and negative drivers and effects of increasing self-employment

Big Society and fractured organisations—is HR part of the problem?

As organisations fragment, the social cost is externalised. Can 'Big Society' really solve the resulting problems?

This might hurt a bit: staff engagement and care standards in the NHS

An important new report from the Point of Care foundations highlights that better healthcare requires better staff engagement

Think big, act small: Roberto Unger’s vision and piecemeal change

We need big thinking but to combine innovation with democratic accountability in public services we also need to think small

Inspection doesn’t work! NHS needs TQM not CQC, writes Roy Lilley

It's time to learn that the NHS needs total quality management, says leading healthcare commentator Roy Lilley.

No such thing as ‘the German model’: principles are universal, but routes must vary.

Employee representation on company boards is a vital form of worker voice but the route to workplace democracy must vary.

The NHS can learn from aviation—but not from Ryanair

Aviation safety depends on getting 'human factors' right. That requires an open and just culture. The NHS needs the same.

The B Team say they want to change the world. Great, but don’t let them rule it.

Equating people and profit makes no sense. Sustainability means deciding which is the master and which the servant.

Bullying: the silent epidemic in the NHS

In the first part of a series on bullying in the NHS, Roger Kline looks at the scale of the problem and how it has grown.

Are charities and their funders fair to interns?

The Institute of Fundraising aims to influence government charity policy. Here's our idea: pay your interns!

Fixing capitalism means fixing the firm - Brendan Martin’s blog

A stimulating Valentine's Day message from an Oxford management professor sets a challenge to left and right.