Category Archives: Organizational culture

MI Reconnecting Performance Management to Total Stakeholder Value

It seems everyone is finally in agreement – the type of performance management that we have all learned to live with is dead. When I Googled the statement ‘performance management isn’t working’ the top four hits were – No. 1 … Continue reading

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Press Release: The Maturity Institute and Organizational Maturity Services LLP announces public release of OMINDEX ratings methodology (OM30+©)

London, 24 February 2017: The Maturity Institute (MI), in conjunction with OMS LLP, releases today its OMINDEX (Organizational Maturity Ratings OM30+© template under a Shared IP Protocol. Paul Kearns, MI Chair said: “We have made an important decision to share … Continue reading

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MI Appoints Nick Shepherd as its Lead on Integrated Reporting

MI is very pleased to announce the appointment of Council member Nick Shepherd as its Lead on Integrated Reporting with immediate effect. MI’s whole system philosophy necessitates the total integration of all information management and reporting systems. This, in turn, … Continue reading

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Capitalism, Morality, Maturity, Value, Returns, Profit – It’s all in a cup of coffee

How do you explain an extremely complex subject in very simple terms that any ordinary citizen would understand? This is the challenge that I face every day as the Chair of the Maturity Institute.  The core message is simplicity itself … Continue reading

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Human Governance: the ‘why’, the ‘what’, the ‘how’ & the ‘who’

The Why? The Maturity Institute (MI) was formed for a number of very sound reasons. One is recognition, shared with many other impartial observers, that there is something rotten in the state of capitalism.  That does not mean capitalism is … Continue reading

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Mature governance – the No. 1 issue of our time

How many times might you expect to experience a complete shift in thinking about how society should be run? History tells us, at least at a national level, that these matters have usually been resolved only after violent struggles. The … Continue reading

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World’s first Organization Maturity Index to be released Spring 2015

London – 3 February 2015: The Maturity Institute in partnership with OMS LLP and supported by Long Finance will release the first Organization Maturity Index in Spring 2015. The OMI: UK150 will be the world’s first index that identifies the … Continue reading

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Women in society is not a gender issue

MI Council members Ásta Bjarnadóttir and Paul Kearns recently made a joint presentation to Reykjavik Business School alumni on the subject of the place of women in Icelandic society.  Their theme – ‘Women in society is not a gender issue’. Only … Continue reading

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How do we measure the value of our culture?

“Art is about learning to see and to observe. And the sciences are about seeing and observing.” – Ed Catmull, Co-founder & President, Pixar Animation (2014) So much talk about how big data is transforming our lives. Many believe it … Continue reading

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Toward Mature Talent Management: Beyond Shareholder Value

MI’s Professor David Collings explains how Talent Management must be addressed in a much wider context of Value in the latest edition of the HRDQ journal: Abstract: Talent management has become one of the most prevalent topics in the field … Continue reading

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