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- Retirement Tsunami
Those of us who have worked in organizations know that as individuals leave their roles in departments, or on committees, vital knowledge is often lost. With single departures, we find that certain problem dimensions are not addressed. My colleague Angela, for example, paid particular attention to economic trends in the staffing of R&D departments. With [...]
- Negotiating Transitions Together
Overcoming involuntary unemployment is a lonely, personal challenge at best. At its extreme, it immobilizes action. Self-esteem plummets. Depression rises. Its economic effects are painful. Unemployment interacts with all levels of family life and planning. It makes economic provision difficult, with significant disrupting of: basic daily necessities; education; leisure; and plans for retirement. Research reflects [...]
StoneSoup gets its name from an old story about a group of soldiers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars. Hungry and without means, they rely on their capability for collaborative work, and in the process, bring material and emotional satisfaction to themselves and others. The setting is a war-torn village, with its traumatized population, hoarding [...]