Remembering Brendan Duddy: the Secret Peacemaker

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

This will be an intimate and personal conversation with Brendan’s family, both witnesses to and participants in his back stage peace making work in Northern Ireland.  They saw at first hand how his relationship with the Tavistock Institute nurtured him in this work and are pleased to have this opportunity to remember and celebrate their father with colleagues and current … Read More

Library Tour & Archive Show & Tell

sam_TFHome Page, In the shadow and light of the archive, Tuesday 17 October

Join us to take a walk around Wellcome Library, exploring deep in the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute archive is housed, and through the library to see how the Institute’s history connects with other collection holdings. Join us to take a walk around Wellcome Library, exploring deep in the basement stacks to see where the Tavistock Institute … Read More

TIHR & Tavistock Clinic: Historical Reflections & Thoughts for the Future Tavistock Enterprise

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Wednesday 18 October

Panel discussion: The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust: Historical Reflections and Thoughts of the Future. Panel discussion: The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust: Historical Reflections and Thoughts of the Future. This will be a panel discussion of three people who have had long associations with both … Read More

Exploring Connectedness

sam_TFEvolving practice and the informed society, Home Page, Wednesday 18 October

This is an observed dialogue between former teacher and student, exploring a key concept arising from the work of The Grubb Institute of Behavioural Studies. The dialogue will explore implications that connectedness has for the work of leadership, organisational and societal transformation, and the core experience of being human. This is an observed dialogue between former teacher and student, exploring a key concept arising from the … Read More

Complexity, Evaluation & Theory of Change

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

The Tavistock Institute’s contribution to current evaluation practice The Tavistock Institute’s contribution to current evaluation practice This talk and subsequent discussion will explore questions around complexity, systems thinking, learning and impact in contemporary evaluation practice at the Institute. Evaluators at the Tavistock Institute, the country and worldwide are currently fascinated by the opportunities and challenges of complexity thinking. How can … Read More

Digital Transformation & Leadership in Times of Industry 4.0

sam_TFFriday 20 October, Transacting with the future

Its impact on humans Its impact on humans The work life and the organisational world is changing very fast. Digitisation and the industrial revolution 4.0 is accelerating these changes. The impact on organisations and humans will be immense. Some new developments are organisations and their ecosystems, digital leadership, digital and agile organisational culture, new work places, robots in factories, big … Read More

Symposium: In the Shadow & Light of the Archive

sam_TFHome Page, In the shadow and light of the archive, Thursday 19 October

Through four different and thought provoking events the speakers and those attending the symposium will take part in a deep reflection on the meaning of the Institute’s work and history.  Situated at its heart is the work to catalogue the Institute’s archive, what it means for this unique document of social history to be made publically available for society at … Read More

Decades On: So where to for Group Relations in South Africa?

sam_TFLetters from the new social ecology, Tuesday 17 October

Through a visual display we will present an historical overview of the group relations work in the Tavistock tradition done in South Africa as a way of thinking about our future contributions through group relations work. We will focus on the different organisations/role players that offered and are still offering group relations interventions in the different spheres of daily life … Read More