In the latest piece of content for the BTN from Nick Allsopp (Director at Crescat Ltd) & Alex Taskin (Leadership and Change Consultant at Passe-Partout Consulting) discuss the VUCA context and how exactly organisations are responding.
Nick & Alex look into what exactly a VUCA world means for employers who are trying to get the best out of their people, what employers are doing to build the culture needed to thrive in this environment before they look at what the most successful employers are doing to manage the whole experience.
Finally, Nick & Alex give their advice into how can employers best target their learning and culture change targets.
Nick Allsopp - With over 30 years’ experience, Nick has worked in a wide range of sectors focusing on individual and team development, Nick has helped companies and individuals achieve ambitious targets through the design and delivery of a range of initiatives including talent management strategies, cultural change, internal coaching and mentoring programme, management and leadership skills programmes, team building and project work with a number of the UK’s leading business schools.
Nick’s most recent corporate role was as Head of Organisational Development at Housing and Care 21, where projects included interpretation of the Care Act and Care Certificate, supporting the training of Care Workers in a domiciliary and Extra Care setting, a complete review of performance management and the introduction of internal and mentoring schemes. Nick is a passionate advocate of adult learning particularly in environments where learners have not had access to good education or who struggle with literacy and numeracy in the workplace.
Alex Taskin - A highly experienced coach and consultant, Alex has an impressive track record in organisation and team development. Her specialisms include Investors in People, Internal Review, Leadership and Management Development, Coaching, Organisational Change and Employee Engagement. As one of the country’s most respected IIP practitioners, Alex has an extensive client base including large and complex organisations like the Ministry of Defence, global businesses such as Fujitsu, government agencies including VOSA and Identity & Passport Service, and leading private sector employers such as Alton Towers (Merlin Entertainments) and the Royal Lancaster Hotel.