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E090: Systems Theory and Complexity
With Guest: Dr. Glenda Eoyang
In this episode James and Jane are joined by Dr. Glenda Eoyang from the Human Systems Dynamics Institute for a conversation about Systems and Complexity theory. The discussion explores what these two subjects are, how we can affect change to wicket problems and why this matters in our workplaces and society more widely.
E089: Psychological Capital
With Guests: Workr Beeing
In this episode James is joined by Patricia and Katina from Workr Beeing to talk about Psychological Capital. The conversation explores what psych capital is, the key elements it comprises, how it can help in the workplace and what you can do to increase your own levels.
E087: Org Change and Story Telling
With Guest: Dr. Susanne Evans
In this episode James and Jane are joined by Dr. Susanne Evans to speak about the effectiveness of process driven approaches to organizational change, and how story-telling can lead to better results.
E083: A Critique of Org Change
With Guest: Dr. Mark Hughes
In this episode James and Jane are joined by Dr. Mark Hughes to explore the relationship between leadership and change, and to critique and challenge some of the more famous models of organizational change. There’s lots to learn, and we should always be asking questions.
E080: The Future of Work, Corona and I/O Psych
With Guest: Bernardo Tirado
In this episode from April 2020, James and Jane are joined by Bernardo Tirado to discuss the impact that COVID-19 has on organizations and the individuals in them, as well as how the I/O Psych community and practitioners can support individuals through this disrupted period of time.
E079: Financial Wellbeing
With Guest: Gethin Nadin
In this episode we are joined by Gethin Nadin to talk about all things related to financial wellbeing. We explore what the increasingly popular phrase actually means, the levels of financial wellbeing people are currently experiencing and what role organizations play in the financial wellbeing of their employees.
E078: Self-managed teams
With Guest: Perry Timms
In this episode, which is guest co-hosted by Lisa Schmidt, we are joined by Perry Timms to explore self managed teams. We speak about the challenge associated with them, the benefits they can bring and what leaders and individuals can do to start their journey towards becoming self managed.
E068: Emotions in Work and Social Pain
With Guest: Lou Banks
In this episode we are joined by Lou Banks from Rising Vibe to speak about the importance of emotions in work. We explore emotional intelligence and why it matters, and dive into the concept of social pain and how it can shape our work experiences.
E063: The Future of Work (part 1)
With Guest: Lewis Garrad
In this episode we are joined by Lewis Garrad from Mercer to speak about the future of work. Our broad conversation ranges from an exploration of changes to society through to reflections on purpose and meaning in work, as well as the compulsory discussion of the impact of technology on work.
E061: Motivation: Reversal Theory
In this episode we are joined by Rob Robson for a conversation about Reversal Theory. After first exploring the history of motivation, Rob explains what reversal theory is and shares some practical advice around how it can be used for self management and in coaching.
E059: Organizational Network Analysis (ONA)
With Guest: Dr. Alexander Schwall
In this episode we are joined by Alexander Schwall from Rhabit Analytics to discuss Organizational Network Analysis (ONA). The conversation explores what ONA is, what some benefits of it are and how organizations undertake it.
E034: Predictive Analytics
With Guest: Kristina Dorniak-Wall
E033: Sentiment Analysis
With Guest: Andy Roberts
In this episode we explore the how to measure culture and engagement, specifically considering sentiment analysis, with Andy Roberts, a Wrexham based entrepreneur and software developer who’s the founder of Weekly10, a culture and employee engagement platform.
E032: Organizational Design
With Guest: Jane Garza
E031: Organizational Culture & Engagement
With Guest: Darrin Murriner
In this episode we explore the concepts of organizational culture and employee engagement with Darrin Murriner, a Cincinnati based co-founder of Cloverleaf and author of the book, “Corporate Bravery“.
Episode 27 looks at the concept of Habits and the power that our habits can have over our behaviors. In the episode we discuss theories about habit formation as well as habit change.
E026: Goal Setting
Episode 26 looks at the concept of Goal Setting. In it we discuss what goal setting is and how setting goals can contribute to achieving behaviors and behavior changes. We focus on several core models of goal setting, and some critiques of goal setting. The list of the week is a seven step process to set good goals.
In episode 24 we focus on Motivation, a key factor influencing behavior and a key tool for enabling behavior change. We discuss the difference between content and process theories of motivation and go on to explain several famous motivation models. The list of the week is John Adair’s eight basic rules of motivation.
E023: Behavior Change, an Introduction
In episode 23 we discussing behavior change and some models of behavior change. For the list of the week we discuss the six stages of change from the transtheoretical model.
E014: Innovation – The Innovators Dilemma and Medici Effect
In the second episode on innovation in series 2 we discuss the S-curve model, the innovator’s dilemma and the Medici effect. The list of the week is sample of step-change innovations that have occurred at the intersection of disciplines.
E013: Innovation – An Introduction
This episode is the first of two in a row on innovation. In it we discuss incremental and disruptive innovation and the types of cultures and leadership activities that help drive successful innovation. The list of the week covers traits of successful innovators.
E011: Organizational Change
In episode 11 we discuss organizational change, explore popular frameworks used to consider it and share popular models for how to deliver it. The list of the week is questions you should ask yourself when planning an organizational change.
E003: Agile Working
This episode sees us discuss the history of Agile and Flexible working as well as modern agile working practices. The list of the week is made up of key things all leaders need to consider before implementing Agile or Flexible working practices in their organizations.
E002: Emotional Intelligence
In episode 2 we discuss neuroscience, the “fight or flight” response, why emotions matter in the workplace and the five domains of of emotional intelligence, as well as sharing hints and tips on improving your emotional intelligence.
E001: Organizational Development
In our first we introduce ourselves and The World of Work Podcast, discuss the history and importance of the field of Organizational Development and describe key traits shared by successful Organizational Development programs.