Resources, tools and publications

As a business, we are continually interested in new thinking and research. Here you will find downloadable case studies, tools and guidance to help your project team.

Early warning through stakeholder communications
Early warning through stakeholder communications
This paper looks at the phenomena of EWS’s and why they are so important, not only to good project governance, but also to successful project outcomes.
Changing Behaviours in Construction: a complement to the Construction Playbook
Changing Behaviours in Construction: a complement to the Construction Playbook
Practical advice on how to create and lead strong project teams to deliver a step change in construction project performance.
Bent, but not broken - a model for team resilience
Bent, but not broken - a model for team resilience

A guide for team leaders and managers who recognise the need to reinforce their teams’ ability to withstand pressure and improve resilience.

The Project Leaders’ Guide to Successful Joint Venture Project Teams
The Project Leaders’ Guide to Successful Joint Venture Project Teams

This paper looks at group dynamics and the forces that shape behaviours when separate ‘tribes’ try to work together towards a common goal.

Whitepaper: What do you want to learn?
Whitepaper: What do you want to learn?

A systemic perspective on stakeholder communication and risk mitigation on major capital projects in the Higher Education sector.

Team Development Tool: Strategy Canvas
Team Development Tool: Strategy Canvas
A tool to help teams zoom out from the comfort zone of detailed task planning and take a broader
perspective across the project.
Team Coaching toolkit logo

 Building collaborative teams is an essential component in the delivery of complex projects. A resource for team leaders and project managers, the Team Coaching Toolkit website will give you some tools and techniques to help coach your team to success.

Useful tools

The six key elements of successful ‘Big’ teams

The six key elements of successful ‘Big’ teams

 In a fast changing world, large organisations are increasingly engaged in projects and initiatives that are strategically critical. Such projects are likely to involve hundreds of people from different parts of the organisation working as cross-functional groups. The...

Building Collective Intelligence tool

Building Collective Intelligence tool

Purpose: Tap into your team's potential to solve complex problems Time required: Initial half-day workshop, then interim follow-up work over the next six months The theory behind the resource: The traditional approach to problem-solving on large projects is to rely on...

Collaboration at the interfaces

Collaboration at the interfaces

Major projects are typically fraught with issues and problems. Teams are generally set up with the resources to solve day to day difficulties. It is why most of us like working on projects. What happens, however, when you have to rely on another team to find the...

The lost art of chairing a meeting

The lost art of chairing a meeting

How many of the meetings that you attended in the last month had a focused and clear agenda, ran to time, and sought a useful contribution from each of the attendees? How many of those meetings had attendees who then agreed and noted down a set of actions? From the...