Facilitation & engagement
Whether as standalone exercises or as integrated parts of other assignments, our facilitation and engagement capability is an important part of our work.
Long-term, strategic engagement
We plan, organise and deliver multi-episode engagement exercises - integrated processes involving workshops, presentations, innovative events and web-based techniques, with stakeholders ranging from residents and community groups to blue-chip businesses and senior politicians.
We plan, organise and deliver one-off events, ranging from board-level capacity-building facilitation to day-long conferences and seminars, often on difficult or contentious issues.
Analysis and follow-up
We capture and analyse the results from engagement and facilitation exercises, feeding back to clients on a confidential basis and reporting to inform strategy, policy development and monitoring and evaluation.
I had the pleasure of joining some 300 researchers and academics from around the world a couple of weeks ago to discuss the latest thinking on persuading consumers to use less energy. The BEHAVE2014 conference took place in Oxford at a time when it is increasingly appreciated, by businesses, governments and civic society, that any [...]
We had a conversation in the office the other day about herd behaviour and the difference between football and cricket crowds. Why is it that spectators at a football match can occasionally get aggressive and abusive, but spectators at a cricket match tend to act more like naughty schoolboys: boisterous but essentially good-natured? It’s a [...]