John Carlisle is an adviser and activist in private and public sector collaborative system change. His company JCP was the largest provider of collaborative projects in Europe in the 1990s. Now retired, he is an NHS activist and works on economic reform especially in the public sector.
He became best known for his success in organisational transformation through cooperation, e.g. BNFL, British Rail, Welsh Water, De Beers, etc.
John was chair of the Leadership Development Institute at Rhodes University in the 2000s and visiting professor at the Sheffield Business School from 2006 to 2013.
The UK’s first high-speed rail project, HS1, was a success in both time and budget, but the second, HS2, has...Read more
How the dutiful competence of the civil service both at home and abroad contrasts with governmental incompetence and blind ideologyRead more
John Carlisle finds uncanny relevance in the words of Edward Carpenter, a passionately humane 19th century thinkerRead more
John Carlisle explores the roots of our broken economy and proposes a solution inspired by an ethically sound bank based...Read more
Years of mismanagement have left the NHS in a state of chaos – business guru John Carlisle examines the faulty...Read more
Escalating strikes everywhere are surely a wake-up call; obstinate government orthodoxy and intransigence keep the UK economy in stagnationRead more
After 12 years of Conservative rule and systematic underfunding, the NHS is in crisis. Dr John Carlisle responds to the...Read more
The UK is suffering increasingly chaotic conditions. Does the grim experience of South Africa offer a glimpse of what is...Read more
Dr John Carlisle reviews the current state of NHS management and suggests strategies for ways in which it might be...Read more
Davis is wrong to suggest the NHS will be improved by a further restructure and the introduction of private insurers...Read more
Dr John Carlisle addresses some key NHS problems caused by the desperate state of social care and the lack of...Read more
The NHS is in trouble today due to an utter failure of leadership in response to the challenge of increasing...Read more
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