IMI HR Briefing – The Organisation of Your Dreams

In his latest work, Prof Gareth Jones poses the question what would an authentic organisation look like? What would be the Organisation of your Dreams?

At our upcoming IMI HR Briefing Gareth will discuss his new research, and his recent Harvard Business Review article (May 2013). In this work, he and his colleague Rob Goffee have been building on their earlier work on leadership and in this research, they concluded that authenticity was a necessary, but insufficient condition, for effective leadership.

One, rather rational response to this, has been “I’ll be an authentic leader, when I work in an authentic organisation”. So their new work asks “what would an authentic organisation look like?” What would be the “Organisation of your Dreams”?

Their conclusions set a testing agenda for organisations that aspire to be the very best and Prof. Jones will expand on this at our upcoming briefing.

Date: 4th July 2013

Time:  18:00 – 20:00

Venue: IMI Conference Centre

Fee:   IMI Members  – Complimentary

IMI Alumni – €75  (Payable in advance by credit card.) 

Non- IMI Members – €125 (Payable in advance by credit card.) 

Registration:  Please use the Event Registration form above to register for this event.Registration will close at 5pm on Thursday 27th June.

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Prof. Gareth Jones


Fellow of the Centre for Management Development at London Business School Professor of Organisation Development.

Gareth’s research interests are in organisational design, culture, leadership and change. He has published several books, including “The Character of a Corporation: How Your Culture Can Make or Break Your Business” co-authored with Rob Goffee and most recently, “Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?”, also with Rob Goffee, and published by Harvard Business School Press in February 2006 .

This latest leadership title was based on an article of the same name which won the prestigious McKinsey Award for the best article in HBR in 2001. Other articles have appeared in the European Management Journal, in Human Relations and in the Harvard Business Review. Gareth serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of People Management Magazine.

In addition, Gareth is a founding partner of Creative Management Associates (CMA) a consultancy focused on organisations where creativity is a source of competitive strength.

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