The Narrative Lab is an organisational development and applied research consultancy based in Gauteng, South Africa. The Narrative Lab team blends narrative practices, complexity thinking and facilitation to re:humanise the worlds of individuals, teams, organisations and communities. The heart of our work is found in running research and consulting projects that re:author, re:search and re:humanise the ways in which we interact, work and do business.
The debate. I had a heated exchange with a client last year about how quickly an organisational culture changes in medium to large organisations and whether relying on an annual staff survey as the main dose [...]
One of the things that gets in the way of fostering a healthy culture in large organisations is the very thing we implement to address culture: annual staff surveys. Although well-intentioned (we do after all want [...]
"I suffered a severe stroke leaving me paralyzed for many months. The cause: work pressure and how I didn't handle it correctly." This was the start of an email I received a few months after publishing The [...]