Posts Tagged ‘australia’

Update on Strategic Doing Australia

Through our collaboration with the University of the Sunshine Coast, we developed a close relationship with Mike Heffernan and Pam Wardner.   In December 2016, we launched a test initiative, called Strategic Doing Australia in order to capitalize on the work we’ve been doing at Purdue and generate revenues for the Lab. Through their leadership,…

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Growth of Strategic Doing in Australia

For the past four years, we have been patiently building a foundation for our agile strategy work in Australia and New Zealand. With our colleagues Mike Hefferan, Pam Wardner and Paul Collits,  we been exploring opportunities to expand our Purdue footprint. We are focusing in three areas:  Health care.–  Australia has primary health networks throughout…

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Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance starts 2017 with Strategic Doing

A re-energised committed core group have agreed to launch a six-month experiment in agile strategy with their first 30/30 meeting in January 2017 and had four pathfinder projects lead by different teams including participating in a major event in May. Representatives of different local Chambers first workshopped the intent and approach of the Sunshine Coast…

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Even more from Australia – Part 4

The last of lab director Ed Morrison’s thoughts from Australia (catch up with Parts 1, 2, 3) The Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane, includes a number of small towns. It’s a village of villages.  not surprisingly, each of these towns has a Chamber of Commerce. The challenge, of course, involves bringing these chambers to give…

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More from Australia – Part 3

Continuing from lab director Ed Morrison – catch up with Part 1 and Part 2. Across Australia, 20 to 30 primary health networks operate to promote health and well-being. The primary objective is to keep people out of the hospital. These networks are a relatively new feature in the Australian health care system. To be…

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Big happenings “down under” – Part 2

Continuing from lab director Ed Morrison’s notes from his recent trip to Australia (if you missed Part 1, click here): In one of the most bold social transformations in the country’s history, Australia is changing dramatically how it addresses the needs of the disabled. Up to now, funding to support disabled citizens flowed through a…

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Big happenings “down under” – Part 1

Lab director Ed Morrison reports on his just-completed trip to Australia: A year ago, we were working shoulder to shoulder with Ted O’Brien in the rollout of a regional strategy for the Sunshine Coast.  At the time, Ted led a nonprofit organization, called Generation Innovation.  Working with over 1,000 youth across the Sunshine Coast, Ted…

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