Here at last: the delayed Autumn/Winter edition of e-O&P

From Ego to Eco: organising for a regenerative future. 

Guest editors, Tom Boydell and Mike Pedler. 


'Living with Catastrophe' Spring/Summer e-O&P 2021

Insurance for Full members 
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A copy of the Minutes for the 26th AMED AGM held on 22nd September 2021 and Julie Allan's presentation slides on 'Practical Hope' are now available to view on the AMED Website. 


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Fresh Horizons

A mix of older and younger voices look back and mostly forward to a future of hope for AMED.  

AGM Minutes & Post-AGM event videos 24th September 2020

If you missed our AGM you can view and download the Minutes, Highlights of Trustees Report and year-end accounts from our website. 

Please see below YouTube videos of Julie Allan on Thresholds Imagination, Bella Mehta facilitating a discussion on increasing diversity and Shelagh Doonan sharing her experience of the ‘CAT course on Zero Carbon Britain’. Our next AGM is on 22nd September 2021.


Sharing two of Claire Pearce's podcast episodes. 

Write Enjoy Repeat gives you a chance to hear from everyday people about why they love to write and why you should try it.

“Writing, usefully, slows you down” with Bob MacKenzie

“It's the coming home-ness of it.” with Shelagh Doonan


Extraordinary General Meeting on 26 May 2022

At AMED’s EGM yesterday 26th May, both Resolutions were approved:

  • The dissolution on 31 August 2022 of AMED as a charity and as a company limited by guarantee, along with the legal distribution of any remaining assets
  • The distribution of surplus funds to Roots and Shoots

As a result – after some 25 years in this capacity - AMED will be ceasing operations as an educational charity and company limited by guarantee on 31 August. Thereafter, the spirit of AMED can live on wherever there is energy.

Meantime, Trustees are meeting again on 1 June to follow up any detailed implications of those decisions, and to plan an open gathering at Roots and Shoots on 1 July. Here, we can celebrate all we have achieved over AMED’s lifetime, individual Members can decide what to do next, and we can say our fond farewells to each other.

The AMED Office and website will remain active until 31 August, when both will close permanently. The AMED Writer’s Group will continue to convene as usual on 17 June and 19 August, with plans to meet regularly under slightly different arrangements after August.

Watch this space for more details on all this.

Trustees would like to thank all AMED’s Members and supporters for their outstanding contributions over the years, and to wish us all well in our continuing efforts on behalf of a more sustainable and equitable world.

Bob MacKenzie, David McAra, Julie Allan and Rowena Davis

AMED Trustees

AMED is the Association for Management Education and Development.

We are a long-established membership organisation and educational charity devoted to developing and supporting people and organisations. As an outpost of independence, we serve as a forum for people who want to share, learn and experiment, and find support, encouragement, and innovative ways of communicating. We collaborate with like-minded individuals and networks.

Do you care about the world of work and its impact on individuals, families, society and the environment?

If so, we would love to hear from you



Private Passions of the 18 December 2020 AMED Writers' Group 1 Reply

Started by Bob MacKenzie in Sustainability. Last reply by Ruth Elizabeth Slater Dec 21, 2020.

Our 200-year present 7 Replies

Started by Bob MacKenzie in Sustainability. Last reply by Julie Allan Apr 29, 2020.

A message of support and solidarity from the AMED2020 Hosting Team

We are still here

In these times of turbulent transition, we want to reassure all of us that we’re still very much open for business, if not ‘as usual’. We’d like to express our solidarity with everyone, and do all that we can to support and sustain each other in spirit of community and critical friendship. Above all, we wish you well.

Our events continue

Our scheduled programme of events will continue as planned, now virtually, and we’re looking forward to connecting with our networks in this way. As well as addressing the threats and challenges presented by the climate emergency and COVID-19, we remain open to the possibilities and opportunities that arise for doing things differently – and better. We welcome all feedback, suggestions and offers about how we might do this.


Please don’t hesitate to let us know if there’s anything within our powers that we can do to help AMED and the wider community. Our Virtual Office remains open, and Linda will make sure that your message is well received and addressed by whichever of us is most appropriate. Our contact details are:
W:; ; T: 0300 365 1247;   E:

Members Offers

If any members and networkers would like to share any offers of support directly, please feel free to post them on our Members Offers page.  

With very best wishes
The AMED2020 Hosting Team

Image: Earthrise as seen from Moon Orbit. Apollo 8, December 24, 1968. Photo: NASA



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