Resources

Here you can access resources (books and articles, published and unpublished) that share what is being learned with leaders over the years.

Diary of a Change Agent
Said to be a groundbreaking book for all who want to transform the roles they are playing as consultants and leaders. This method of journalling or diary-writing refreshes us with a new awareness of ourselves and those around us, towards a better integration, or in other words how to sieze opportunities while living our values.

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From Hippos to Gazelles
Co-authored with CEO Philip Goodwin, for anyone who needs a large team to step up and lead a transformation. An inspiring story in the voices of team members who grow into leaders during a complex business merger across 11 African countries. Includes a fable in five clear phases with key learning points plus comprehensive tools.

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Author
Article Year Subject Description
Philip Goodwin & Tony Page
Leading Strategy as a Journey of Not Knowing
2011
Leadership and strategy
A CEO and a leadership consultant exchange ideas on how to enable organisations to find their way in complex and turbulent conditions.
Andy Harmon & Tony Page
Freeing Trapped Resources: Drama, Story and Leadership
2011
Leadership
Meet Joe. He’s smart, resourceful and heads a business unit that faces a big staff cut. What can leaders learn from Joe about how to approach their challenges differently?
Chiara Vascotto & Tony Page
Adapting Awayday Rituals to Deliver in Difficult Times
2011
Facilitation and change
How can Developers run workshops with lasting benefit? We look at what anthropology has to teach us about transformations to make ‘after’ fundamentally different than ‘before’..
Virginia Merritt & Tony Page
Developing the Executive Team at Edexcel
2008
Facilitation
How do you help a group of talented, senior executive directors in a top business become a world-class leadership team? The answer in this major assignment with Edexcel lies with a clear role and purpose, a watchful eye and practical tools to sharpen their decisionmaking – including a golden thread.
Philip Goodwin & Tony Page
From Hippos to Gazelles: how leaders create leaders
2008
Leadership
A story of a creating and transforming a leadership team for leaders and consultants. Contains tools for enrolling people in change and spreading out the leadership.
Tony Page & Annette Broerse-Nijsen
Breakout Stories
2006
Storytelling
A collection of 50 breakout stories by several authors. This completes a research project into the two-sided power of stories (both the sense-making effect of writing/telling one's own story and the inspiring effect of hearing another's story).
Tony Page
Voice Arising
2003
Facilitation
Three real cases show how “facilitator work” with voices, can transform the “big work” of institutions which suffer difficulty with change.
Tony Page
A Facilitation Example, Language and a Checklist
2003
Facilitation
Explores the question "What makes a conversation productive?" by analysing a real conversation to identify participant needs and best facilitator interventions.
Tony Page
Freeing Our Voices - a Facilitator's Way of Leading
2001
Facilitation and Leadership
Unpublished book draft.
Tony Page
Voice Poems
2001
Facilitation and Leadership
A selection of poems written to accompany the "Freeing Our Voices" book draft above.
Tony Page
Don't try to shut me up
2001
Organisation
A surprising outburst of anger, almost a poem about leadership, overcoming oppression, recovery of voice, listening.
Fiona Coffey & Tony Page
Beyond Leaders, Luddites and Lackeys - Creating Conditions for Spontaneous Change.
2000
Leadership
This article, written at the start of a new millennium, sets out a new, different, humane and exciting, less mechanistic and confrontational approach to change.
Eli Rana
Corridor of Empowerment.
2000
Organisaiton Development
Article in People Management describing work by Fiona Coffey and Tony Page with Sue Street, Tony Williams and around 200 staff in the Home Office.
Wendy Hirsch
New Intermediaries - A Learning Alliance
2000
New organisation models
Draft case study on New Intermediaries for a research report published by Roffey Park Management Centre.
Barry Curnow & Tony Page
Opening Our Minds for a Change
1999
Leadership and Change
A story of initiating a change at the Institute of Management Consultancy.
Larry Hirschhorn
Psychodynamic Consulting Masterclass
1999
Consultancy
Current thinking on organisations, leadership, change, anxiety, passion and how to consult.
Sue Kurnaz, Tony Page & John Wilson
Developing the team to lead the merger of two cultures
1999
Teams in mergers and change
Case Study of Lloyds TSB merger.
Tony Page
Authenticity & HRD for the New Millennium
1999
Organisation
Will authentic organisations become attractors of talent in the new millennium?
Tony Page
The Sole Practitioner - A Day in the Life
1999
Consultancy
Published in Inside Careers, Management Consultants 1999.
Tony Page
Using Dialogue
1999
Dialogue
This article is intended to capture what I have been learning over recent years about what Dialogue is and how to create the conditions for it to take place.
Anton Obholzer
The Consultancy/Therapy Boundary
1998
Consultancy
Account of a brainstrust workshop with Chief Exec of Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust.
Tony Page
Addendum to "Diary of a Change Agent"
1998
Change
Addendum added to paperback edition - a brief account of what happened since publication of Diary of a Change Agent.
Mike Jeans & Tony Page
Management Consultancy - Best Practice - Large Corporates
1998
Consultancy
When you are consulting with large corporates you may find yourself challenged in altogether different ways than with small and medium sized enterprises or public sector organisations.
Rosemary Harris & Tony Page
Management Consultancy - Best Practice - SME
1998
Consultancy
Small and medium size firms are highly important to the economy and require a distinctively different approach from consultants.
Lisa Kimball & Tony Page
Chautauqua
1997
Consultancy
Transcript of an online dialogue in The Meta Network following publication of Diary of a Change Agent.
Marshall Rosenberg
Resolving Conflict through Non Violent Communication
1997
Facilitation and conflict resolution
An introduction to the method of non-violent communication.
Tony Page
Diary of a Change Agent
1996
Change
Book published by Gower containing reflections over three years of work and life as a consultant, deepening through real life application the understanding of the process of change, adding up to a journey of personal transformation.
Tony Page
The Secret World of a Change Management Consultant
1996
Change
Just suppose there was a simple, practical, yet powerful method for continuous learning which individuals could adopt without fear, and embrace with pleasure.
Tony Coyle & Tony Page
Consulting with the Flow
1995
Change
Contrasting real experience of Change Management with theory, discovering limits of current mind-set, developing a new hypothesis called Flow Theory.
Tony Coyle & Tony Page
Learning to Change in SmithKline
1994
Change
The purpose of the paper is to illuminate the human dimension to learning and change that accompanied a corporate change programme in SmithKline Beecham called ‘Simply Better’ Way.
Ron Hyams & Tony Page
How to Spot a Faker
1992
Consultancy
Clearly many consultant qualities can help to create success and we will in this article focus on a particular one: "authenticity".