Choose Life. Choose Self-Efficacy…

10th February 2017 Blog

Why we at Osca are focussing on self-efficacy in public services in 2017 As I stepped out of the cinema last … read more

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Self-Efficacy Explained

10th February 2017 Blog

At Osca we’ve been thinking a lot about self-efficacy, but what does it mean and how is it useful? We’ve given … read more

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Self-Efficacy & Services

10th February 2017 Blog

In 2017 we are exploring the potential for public services to become engines of self-efficacy to drive significant improvements in service … read more

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The Necessity of Continuous Adaptation

9th May 2016 Blog

I’m leaving Osca at an interesting time. It looks as if we might be in a curious moment of shift in … read more

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What kids company tells us about standards of evidence

12th February 2016 Blog

Not all research is equally important to social programmes. This isn’t only a matter of the standard of evidence, but of … read more

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Setting the standard: What can social impact measurement learn from feedback?

17th November 2015 Blog

The most useful reflection for me following October’s excellent Feedback Labs Summit in Washington DC is that there is a useful … read more

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Recap: Hidden Talent Seminar

24th September 2015 Blog

Recap of our leadership seminar “Hidden Talent” with Harthill and PwC on 10 Septemeber 2015 at the RSA. [View the story … read more

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Recap: Shared Measurement Seminar

22nd September 2015 Blog

Recap of our seminar Shared Measurement: Rethinking Impact on 10 Septemeber 2015 at the RSA. [View the story “Recap: Shared Measurement … read more

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Total Numbers of Clients Versus Caseload: why the latter is a better measure

27th July 2015 Blog

I – and now others* – have cast doubt on the number of children and young people that the charity Kids … read more

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Organisational Change: The New Ten Commandments

16th June 2015 Blog

Since 2010 many consultancies I’ve spoken to have reported an increase in demand for organisations seeking to fundamentally change their ways … read more

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