is a Zeitgeist; organisations around the world are embracing ideas like
self management [no boss], wholeness and evolutionary purpose. Where is
Australia in that journey?
In this session, Stephen Hanman and Ian George will play, demonstrate
and articulate how to facilitate “From Me to We” in organisational life;
a sustainable alternative to the traditional, top-down hierarchical
organisation. It is a mindset change to a Values Based Organisation that
Aligns System and People.
You will experience some of what transformed the design and construction
team. This includes the ‘Fruit’ presentation that the client used to
explain the change in the organisational system, and the ‘Red Blue
Come and join us for an interactive session. Stephen has been
facilitating organisational development for more than 20 years and Ian
was the CEO of the integrated property development company that
underwent this cultural and organisational transformation.
is a national thought leader in the collaborative conversation, first
deepened in the Supply Chain Industry and then in Construction. His
experience provides a proven new way to deliver projects where ‘Everyone
has supported the Dulux Group Supply Chain for over 20 years assisting
Dulux to become a world class Supply Chain performer in the 90s which
they have, like very few, maintained to this day.
Stephen led a project with Dulux Group and Linfox to create ten-year
contract for a collaboratively designed and managed co-sourced
relationship, a first in this space in Australia, which was announced to
the Australian Stock Exchange in March 2015. Stephen took the role of
strategic collaboration facilitator between the two organisations.
experience in the Construction Industry, documented in his book “From
ME to WE; Design and Build Collaborative Workplaces”, outlines his
strategic collaborative capability in design and construction which
supports the team to create end to end business processes that add value
Stephen has joined the Two Hands team; a technology based supply chain
start up who plan to distribute the primary products supply chain with
direct delivery to top end restaurants via blockchain technology.
also has experience at senior levels in managing organisations and is
currently Chair of the Dyson Group of Companies, the largest family
owned bus company in Victoria with revenues exceeding $150m. The
organisation has grown dramatically over the past 6 years with Stephen
in this role, culturally and strategically, with strong family values at
was a founding director of Melbourne integrated property company CGA
Bryson where he was responsible for finance and construction. The CGA
Bryson Group specialised in funds management and commercial development
which at its peak had 5 divisions, 50+ staff and $250 million in
projects in a spread of private equity, Joint Ventures and Funds
his construction business, Ian forged a new collaborative approach to
working with staff, contractors and consultants which was later
identified as also occurring in Europe and America by Frederic Laloux in
his bestselling book ‘Reinventing Organisations’, suggesting a ‘global
zeitgeist’, a new mood to ‘human’ approaches in business.
recently, Ian was a director of Bryson Funds Management Ltd which was
relaunched as SupraCapital Ltd, a real estate debt and equity manager,
providing Ian an opportunity to focus on his core interest as a director
of Collaborative Enquiry Pty Ltd.
patron of the arts, Ian George has a particular interest in
contemporary Australian and International art and has supported numerous
artists and art exhibitions.
was responsible for bringing the exhibition 'Joseph Beuys & Rudolf
Steiner Imagination, Inspiration, intuition' to the National Gallery of
Victoria in 2007. Ian is interested in practical approaches to Beuys’
Social Sculpture and how these can create impulses in society to
transform it, in freedom, in an open and humane way.
2009 Ian has been working with RMIT University on a project titled
“Every Human Being is an Artist: The Art of Changing One's Mindset”; an
exploration into Social Sculpture.
Venue:University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Building 10 (cnr Jones & Thomas St), Level 5, Room 5.580
Take the lift to level 5, cross the atrium footbridge, walk straight ahead to room 580 on your right.
Time: From 5:30pm to 7:30pm | No RSVP - Just turn up |Donation $5