David F McAra
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David F McAra's Discussions

What’s your Vision?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Page Nov 8, 2018.

It’s a Small Business World: Understanding and Promoting Small Business Growth
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob MacKenzie Mar 30, 2016.

Working across boundaries

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David F McAra replied to Ruth Elizabeth Slater's discussion Bob Chapman in conversation with Ernst von Kimokowitz in the group Humanistic Management SIG
""It's about people, purpose and performance, not two out of three, all three.  These principles are simple ideas.  They're just hard to do.  (88% of people feel they're working for an organisation that does not…"
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Julie Allan commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P 2021 and beyond
"Am reminded that Graham leicester wrote for one of the Wison editions. And his latest offering from Triarchy is on practical hope: https://www.triarchypress.net/beyondsurvival.html"
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"Hi David - just catching up and realise you sent a kind message of welcome. I'd like to hear more about the group."
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Bob MacKenzie commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P 2021 and beyond
"Thank you, David (Just thinking silently :).  More soon).  Best wishes.  Bob"
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David F McAra commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P 2021 and beyond
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"Last group 271P061%20Sheal%20McAra.pdf 271P071%20Levy.pdf 271P083%20Warwick.pdf 271P093%20MacKenzie.pdf The strange numbering is consistent across the archive. Here 27 is the volume number, 1 is the edition (yes in this case it was 1 and 2 - spring…"
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"next group... 271P034%20Schwabenland.pdf 271P038%20Boncori.pdf 271P042%20Harrison.pdf 271P050%20Slater.pdf"
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Ned Seabrook commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P Summer 2020 - Editorial Group
"Finally, stand alone pdfs of individual articles. Will upload in groups... 271P004%20MacKenzie%20McAra.pdf 271P012%20Piasecka.pdf 271P022%20Gewessler.pdf 271P028%20Board.pdf"
Jan 22
Ned Seabrook commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P Winter 2020 - Editorial Group
"And the final group.. 273P070%20McAra.pdf 273P077%20MacKenzie.pdf 273P087%20Hirst.pdf Thanks everyone, Ned"
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Ned Seabrook commented on David F McAra's group e-O&P Winter 2020 - Editorial Group
"Second collection... 273P039%20Millington.pdf 273P047%20Sweet%20D%20with%20Sweet%20J.pdf 273P059%20Dilworth%20Keeley.pdf"
Jan 22

Profile Information

Would you be willing to offer a pro- bono session for other AMED members and networkers?
I'd be delighted.
Where do you live and work (City)?
Aberdeen, Scotland
What are your top professional skills?
Helping people to learn
What kinds of management education and development services are you involved in?
OD, Leadership and Team development, Safety management Training
What is your main interest in the AMED network?
education
Please share your favourite management development insight or quote.
Although the internal transformation of human beings is difficult, it is ultimately the only way.
What kind of person are you?
24-7
More about you (Short Bio or any other details you’d like people to know)
Recovering engineer, systems thinker,
What I’d like from the AMED network is…
Inspiration, courage and connections to new thinking about management and organisations.
What do you do for your own development?
Reading, workshops and looking for connections

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At 4:50 on May 5, 2021, tim thomas said…

Hi David - just catching up and realise you sent a kind message of welcome. I'd like to hear more about the group.

At 10:59 on September 9, 2020, David Jamieson said…

3rd time tried to reply...

{{embarrassed}}

Thanks!

LOL 'emoji should be here'

At 8:06 on September 9, 2020, David Jamieson said…

Hi David, 

So sorry I didn't reply earlier, lost my details-just found.

Thanks for your kind comments re photo, taken in Iceland a few years ago and I guess represents me to a T, seeking, curious...

Hope this finds you well, 

Best, 

David

    

At 11:23 on July 24, 2020, Sophie Belmore said…

Hello David,

Can I know the guidelines of Blog post?

At 4:28 on July 24, 2020, Sophie Belmore said…

Hello David,

First thanks to approve my account. I got your reference by Google

At 4:25 on April 11, 2018, Roger Noon said…

Thanks for connecting David - look forward to meeting you soon.

At 1:48 on August 16, 2016, Glen Williamson said…

Hello David, thank you. I look forward to working with AMED and reviewing the article.

Best,

Glen

At 13:41 on July 3, 2016, Ana-Paula Fonseca said…

Hi David

Thank you for the welcome and glad to be part on this!!! 

At 14:06 on February 9, 2015, Judeline Nicholas said…

Hi David

Thanks for the welcome and heads-up about my info page.  Still familiarising myself with the set....:-)

Looking forward to working with Tim's group dynamics workshops!

Judeline

At 1:24 on August 7, 2013, Stuart Pritchard said…

Thanks for the welcome David, and you're right it's an amazing trasition from engineering, if not necessarily an easy one. I did manage to upload a profile photo, but only after uploading it to the wrong area of the site completely! (can't seem to delete it from there either). Also I've submitted a paper I've written on leadership as part of some work I've done at Roffey Park which might be of interest. Thanks again and I look forward to having a good look around the site.

Stuart

At 6:08 on October 16, 2012, Alison Piasecka said…

Hi David

Thanks for the comment! Rejoining AMED after a 25 yr break...finding a few that I know!

Alison

At 2:35 on September 24, 2012, Ben Taylor said…

Thanks David, I've come across it a number of times - through the Deming Alliance, and was prompted to join because of Barry Oshry writing an article! 

Cheers

Ben

(PS antlerboy is just an anagram... no secret meaning!)

At 4:33 on September 5, 2012, Laura Lee said…

Hi David,

Thank you for your message, it is an exciting time with lots of work to be done.

The charity has grown considerably over the last year with all of the extra work load this put on the HR team Ruth our Head of Organisational Development was appointed, she in turn brought me in along with an Organisational Development Project Coordinator.

Thanks, Laura

At 6:11 on February 10, 2012, Alison Fleet said…

Hi David

The site was recommended to me through Roffey Park (Just started their People & OD MSc programme) and I certainly hope BA are still employing OD consultants otherwise I'm in trouble!

Alison

At 6:49 on November 11, 2011, Janice Grant SHaw said…

Hi David,

 

Thanks for the 'welcome'. Looking forward to meeting you on the 21st November.

 

Janice

At 9:52 on August 23, 2011, Penny Walker said…

Hi David,

 

Well we got a full house, and used a venue which worked very well and had fabulous food.  We worked well as a team: one of the least stressful events I've organised.  There was a wide range of responses to the format and the conversations we ended up having. Some people really felt they had an exhilarating and different kind of day, others felt they were treading a circle they'd trod many times before and that the conversation was neither deep nor open.  Fascinating that the same objective experience is felt so differently by the people who are collectively making it.

I'd love to run something along these lines again, and understand more what enables the "deep open" connection to occur for some and what gets in the way for others.

 

Cheers

 

Penny

At 7:04 on April 14, 2011, Irene MacWilliam said…

Hi David,

Thanks for getting in touch so quickly.  I've been an AMED member since the 1990s, so not a re-join.  Some confusion over my email address left me out of the loop but I'm back in it now!

Kind regards,

Irene

At 16:46 on April 5, 2011, David Jamieson said…

Hi David,

Thanks for your message and please accept my apologies for my apparent tardiness in replying-I lost your email, found it, tagged it but have only now gotten round to replying to you...

I was on holiday last year in Iceland, a beautiful country, so much to see but so little time-I will return some day...speaking of which I will return to AMED too, and visit the different forums as suggested separately

 

Thanks again, and best wishes,

 

David (the other...)

 

At 12:00 on February 16, 2011, Bruce Cornock Nixon said…
David
Would you like to add something in O&P about my new free PDF book - see http://www.brucenixon.com/betterworld.html ?

It's radical, revolutionary and gives a picture of the whole system change that is needed to address climate change, ecological destruction and make the world fairer and less violent. It describes what needs to be done and what all of us need to do to make a better world happen. We can’t depend on governments to do what's needed and we have to push them hard and demand that they do it.

So, I have tried to write a really accessible book, making it available as a free PDF, to help people inform themselves and be activists - It should be in print in a few months.

As Alice Walker says: “Activism is my rent for living on the planet”

Help create a Viral infection that will change our world for the better.
Best,
Bruce
At 5:53 on February 10, 2011, Belina Raffy said…

Hi David - great add for SDN.  Can you create a tab for it in 'Resources'?

 

Bx

 
 
 

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