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Enabling behaviour

change in the workplace
through live theatre
based training

Our clients are passionate about harnessing the diversity, energy and creativity of people towards a common purpose, and this can mean an organisational culture change. We achieve this by creating engaging and effective ways of helping improve individual, team and business performance.  For defence sector clients, please see The Garnett Foundation.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND- CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE

Following a survey to assess the work place climate across Public Health England, we were invited to devise and deliver a series of interactive training sessions for PHE staff in different regions across the country. The main driver for these training programmes was to identify unacceptable behaviours, to increase awareness of what leads to them and to promote individual and collective responsibility in creating and maintaining an inclusive culture.

LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE AT SOUTHEND BOROUGH COUNCIL

Recognising the very real challenges Southend faced in a climate of austerity and greatly reduced resources, Southend Borough Council revised the Council’s governance arrangements and their Code of Conduct and sought to examine their behaviours and the values underpinning them to set the tone for the entire organisation “To Do the Right Thing”.

ROYAL COLLEGE OF MIDWIVES (RCM) “CARING FOR YOU” CAMPAIGN

The RCM sought to address behaviour and approaches in the workplace, to build emotional intelligence and to challenge personal stereotypes by providing tools that could be developed, refined and utilised in practice. We scripted and filmed dramatic scenarios around which learning could be explored. The e-learning package was then launched at the RCM annual conference and involved live drama and discussion.

CANTERBURY CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY – FACILITIIES MANAGEMENT CULTURE CHANGE PROJECT

This in turn impacted on morale, performance and productivity, culminating in a negative influence on the service provided to customers. CCCU recognised the urgent need to promote the University’s Dignity at Work Policy, Staff Code of Conduct and Wellbeing agenda, as well as the need to provide support to managers and team leaders in managing staff performance and behaviour.

“ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER” VALUES PROGRAMME AT SLOUGH BOROUGH COUNCIL

The organisation recognised the need for systemic behavioural change and the need to communicate key messages around creating an inclusive culture and the benefits of diversity for all. The organisation wanted to promote better working relationships and practices that would lead to the best possible service outcomes.

REGENT’S UNIVERSITY LONDON, RESPECT FOR ALL PROGRAMME

In 2013, an engagement survey commissioned by Regent’s University London (RUL), identified the need for equality and diversity awareness training. With 540 staff and over 4000 mainly international students, RUL recognised the importance of being inclusive and culturally aware whilst promoting dignity at work, managing discord and working collaboratively to maximise the work environment whilst importantly, maintaining a collegiate approach.

DEPARTMENT OF WOKS AND PENSIONS - CREATING AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE

 Engaged by the Working Age Benefit Directorate, we were asked to design a bespoke programme of events for mixed grade staff and managers to explore the current culture within DWP and identify in a collaborative way the behaviours and language that promote positive working practices and create an inclusive culture leading to the best possible business outcomes.

CAMBRIDGESHIRE COMMUNITY SERVICE NHS TRUST - CREATING AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE

Cambridgeshire Community Service NHS Trust (CCS) invited us to research, design and deliver a face to face bespoke training solution for all staff to explore perceptions, behaviours and reflections on diversity and inclusion and how they impact on the way they work together and with service users.

HM PRISON SERVICE - CHALLENGE IT, CHANGE IT!

Creating a culture shift across a workforce of 48,000 in an inspiring and consistent way was a challenge faced by The Prison Service. To achieve this they embarked on an ambitious programme to enable staff to recognise inappropriate behaviour, whatever its form, develop tools to be able to deal with inappropriate behaviour and understand the support mechanisms available.

ARRIVA PLC - VALUING AND WELCOMING DIFFERNCE

Arriva is one of the largest transport services organisation in Europe, employing some 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year. Arriva’s widely diverse workforce reflects the communities they serve. Valuing and respecting diversity in colleagues and customers is underpinned by the group’s diversity policy and so a programme to reach a 24,000 strong workforce with consistent and effective training was a huge challenge.

CHELTENHAM BOROUGH HOMES - DIVERSITY AND BEYOND

 Engaged by the Working Age Benefit Directorate, we were asked to design a bespoke programme of events for mixed grade staff and managers to explore the current culture within DWP and identify in a collaborative way the behaviours and language that promote positive working practices and create an inclusive culture leading to the best possible business outcomes.