Governance and management

Research and communication tend to receive more attention than governance and management when it comes to the study and support of think tanks. Yet, without sound governance and management think tanks cannot deliver there missions.

These articles deal with issues as diverse (and important) as boards, leadership, management skills, the organisation of teams, human resources, project management, and monitoring and evaluation for management.

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School for Thinktankers 2022


The School for Thinktankers 2022 is a three-week programme delivered from 24 January to 11 February. Over the course of these three weeks participants are expected to join the learning space every day from 12:30 GMT...

January 24, 2022

How and how well do organisations learn?

By Ajoy Datta

There’s a lot of emphasis on being a learning organisation nowadays. But how and how well do organisations learn in practice? Based on my experience of consulting to funding organisations...

October 19, 2021

Are you a troublemaker?

By Ajoy Datta

When employees in an organisation experience difficulty, one tends to individualise the case and see those individuals as difficult and/or troublesome. But drawing on the...

August 19, 2021
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