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Adaptation, Improvisation and Organisation - HR Directors Summit Slide Deck


Slide Deck from our keynote experience for an HR Directors' Summit in the City …

Slide Deck from our keynote experience for an HR Directors' Summit in the City

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  • 1. Adaptation, improvisation and organisation 2nd Annual People Conference Peter Cook 22 May 2014
  • 2. Knowing me, Knowing you Chemist : 18 years in Pharmaceutical R&D Academic : 18 years teaching MBA’s and SHRM Consultant and Author : 18 + years in business CIPD Council Member Peter Cook MBA, MRSC C.Chem, FCIPD
  • 3. PART 1 – The Music of Business
  • 4. Music and Business – Parallels Business Creativity Clients, Customer, Stakeholders Structure Music Improvisation The Audience Score
  • 5. Leaders get the balance right Creativity Clients, Customers Stakeholders Structure
  • 6. Professor Adrian Furnham on Music and Leadership Click picture for article
  • 7. The Leader’s job Create enough structure (score) to move people to action Too much structure and innovation never starts! Encourage creativity (improvisation) within the acceptable range of the business culture Too much creativity and innovation never finishes Bring all three elements into harmony e.g. Wikipedia, First Direct
  • 8. Leadership and Jamming Balance ‘score’ (structure), ‘improvisation’ (creativity) and ‘audience’ (customer) Learn on the job – from successes and mistakes – Leaders create true learning organisations Using emotional intelligence to tune into others and respond to signals
  • 9. A music lesson 12 intervals in an octave Conventions of harmony etc. You can bend or break conventions
  • 10. Improvising within 12 notes
  • 11. Jamming in practice: ‘2000 Scouts at the Gaybar’ Improvisation The Audience Score
  • 12. Improvisation in Jazz Tal Wilkenfield – Bass Supremo
  • 13. PART 2 – Adaptive Organisations
  • 14. Leadership redefined: “Helping others perfect new habits and drop or remodel out of date ones” Source: Sex, Leadership and Rock’n’Roll STOP in the name of Leadership
  • 15. Strong cultures: Creatures of Habit in Rock and Business
  • 16. Adaptive cultures: Breaking away from the recipe AND keeping your audience
  • 17. Featured in Further Reading Human Dynamics and The Academy of Rock Web Web
  • 18. The Academy of Rock and Human Dynamics + 44 (0) 1634 855267 + 44 (0) 7725 927585 E Web Web Business Consulting Better Training and Development Conferences and Events with a difference Business and Executive Coaching “Intelligent fun”
  • 19. O u r s o n g o n t h e e c o n o m y “ F i s c a l C l i f f ” Download it on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon etc.
  • 20. C o m i n g o n 1 4 . 7 . 1 4 A t r i b u t e 2 P r i n c e Mail us for ur copy
  • 21. Coming up Peter Cook performs at London’s Borderline Tickets