The Differentiation of Employee Owned Companies

The Differentiation of Employee Owned Companies

A personal view of how employee owned companies are different to those with more traditional ownership structures … John Lewis Partnership and beyond. Writing this piece to mark Employee Ownership Week, has proved to be harder than expected. Initially,...
Interview Skills – Preparing for Board Role Interviews

Interview Skills – Preparing for Board Role Interviews

Sharing some our tips from careers of interviewing and being interviewed In our most recent knowledge sharing session, the IDT consultants pooled their collective experience and wisdom of both applying for posts and being on the interviewing panel. Viewing the process...
Creating Open Discussions in the Boardroom

Creating Open Discussions in the Boardroom

Enabling open discussions through psychological safety sounds complex….is it? In this article we discuss what it is and how it can be applied to enable better boardroom discussions. Complex? Not really! As a concept, psychological safety has been around for some time...
Making the Employee Voice Work

Making the Employee Voice Work

Much has been written about employee engagement, alignment with business goals and communication to and with employees. In many organisations, the adoption of a peer elected workforce council can facilitate all these through a structured but flexible approach....