Richard Thorns
  • Male
  • Devon
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Richard Thorns's Friends

  • John Anthony Carlisle
 

Richard Thorns's Page

Profile Information

Where do you live and work (City)?
Devon
What are your top professional skills?
My competence lies in my understanding of organisations as complex systems and how to influence them for better results.
What kinds of management education and development services are you involved in?
Consultancy, coaching, training
What is your main interest in the AMED network?
education, inspiration, collegiate discussion/debate, collaboration, personal development
Please share your favourite management development insight or quote.
The goal of all theory is to make the basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of experience. (Albert Einstein)
What kind of person are you?
Morning
More about you (Short Bio or any other details you’d like people to know)
I originally trained and worked in the electronics industry, first in radio and telecommunications and later in automated production line equipment for the car and computer industries. I have also worked as an audio visual aids technician, a boarding house master, a training officer and an adventure cameraman and outdoor pursuits instructor. For the last 20 years I have been employed as a business consultant working in education, government departments, county and district councils, manufacturing and service organisations. My philosophy is founded on the belief that work is an essential part of our humanity and that good management is not only necessary for the health of our organisations but also for the health of our communities. I work to improve communities by helping managers to improve organisational performance and rediscover pride and enjoyment in work.
What do you do for your own development?
Attendance at courses, active member of a variety of CPD groups, participant in range of web-based conferences and discussions. Reading.
Your Business Website
http://www.templetongroup.net

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of The AMED Network to add comments!

Join The AMED Network

At 6:52 on July 2, 2010, David F McAra said…
Hi, Richard. Thanks for your interest in our site. How did you find out about us?

I hope you find what you are looking for and will feel able to tell us a little more about yourself in your profile.

David
 
 
 

Members

Latest Activity

Erica Piasecka joined David F McAra's group
19 hours ago
Louie Gardiner commented on Bob MacKenzie's event 'Giving voice to ideas and images, with Bob MacKenzie and others'
yesterday
A video by AMED Admin was featured

Critical Friends in conversation

This short 20-minute video conversation between Steve Dilworth and Bob MacKenzie explores some essential ideas about critical friendships for writing, conver...
Wednesday
An event by Bob MacKenzie was featured
Thumbnail

Giving a voice to ideas and images, with Bob MacKenzie and others at via Zoom, anywhere

April 16, 2021 from 1:15pm to 4:30pm
Monday

O&P back issues

O&P back issues now for sale. 

We have a rich library of O&P issues and individual articles in electronic format going back to 1994, just waiting for you. Copy of order form for back issues of e-O&P in MS Word format.

 

Make sure you can reach the Full AMED Members' page or the O&P Subscribers' page to download the latest edition.

Not yet a member or subscriber?
Click here for synopses of recent editions.

© 2021   Created by AMED Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service