A long time ago I was part of an undercover squad that would move beds around at weekends and in the evenings. These weren’t ordinary beds. These were the sort of beds you see in hospitals (the really expensive ones), with mechanical parts that allow you to lie down, sit up or position yourself in […]
5 Monkeys, Bananas, Ladder, Water. Why do we comply with daft rules in organisations?
Question: Can you think of an organisation you have been part of, one where there is an unwritten rule that almost everyone complies with, and nobody really knows why? This rule dictates how people behave and is often about stopping people doing something. The reasons why the ‘rule’ exist are unclear, and nobody can adequately explain […]