Category Archives: 10 Pillars of Maturity

A Global Standard for Good Governance and Healthy Organizational Culture

Good corporate governance Good corporate governance is an open acknowledgement that the organization has a responsibility to humanity: that any organization is just one part of a global system and has to play its part accordingly. It is recognising that … Continue reading

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Google, its true value and spirit – a maturity analysis and assessment

Before you read the analysis and assessment below please view the video – it only takes 9 minutes.   Analysing the evidence – does Google manage its human resources professionally? First, the video itself; what is its purpose?  Obviously Boston … Continue reading

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MI council members get “Most Influential” recognition

Paul Kearns and David Collings are both recognized in HR Magazine’s 2014 Most Influential listings. With MI being only twelve months old this is a great indication that our vision and framework have gained traction but is, of course, only … Continue reading

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Maturity in practice: the State Water experience

TMI’s council member Rob Scott has led a team of maturity analysts to help State Water in Australia. This is HR Magazine’s piece on the results so far: HR Magazine: Taking a Mature Approach

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Maturity and fair process

A thoughtful piece on fairness and organizational maturity from Alvaro Feller, Chairman of OMR (Organizational Maturity Rating) Organizational Maturity (1) refers to the degree to which an organization maximizes its value by fully leveraging the human capital potential of all … Continue reading

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The 4th Pillar – Mature organizations are learning organizations

Those new to the Maturity Scale could be forgiven for thinking it is paradoxical: it rates some companies as very immature (Stage 1) whilst they are making extraordinary profits.  How can that be?  Simple.  Maturity is about societal value, not … Continue reading

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A bad culture causes damage but can we measure it?

A recent report by the Economist Intelligence Unit and the CFA Institute described the Financial Services industry as having a “Crisis of Culture” . This echoes much of the narrative around corporate failures that has arisen in recent years, particularly … Continue reading

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Why Organization Maturity is good for our planet

I wrote a piece for the Guardian two years ago  arguing that what was missing from the sustainability debate was a focus on the human element of organizations. I questioned how an organization could be truly sustainable if the people … Continue reading

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The 3rd Pillar – the organization as a whole system

It is amazing what a skilled maturity analyst can learn about any large organization’s systems from their calling cards.  E-on, my gas and electricity supplier, still employs two meter readers to visit my property even though I have been happily … Continue reading

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The 9th Pillar – Performance culture has to connect value to values

Yesterday two NHS nurses were struck off the UK nursing register for bringing their profession into serious disrepute.  One of the features of this case was the falsifying of records so that ‘performance targets’ could be met.  The NHS has … Continue reading

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