Patrick Gallen

By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton Flexible working as a concept has developed in recent years through both its implementation, development and acceptance within organisations. This is primarily due to an increased desire amongst employees for a greater work-life balance and technology has made this practice possible. This desire has manifested…

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Patrick Gallen

Patrick Gallen, Partner, People & Change Consulting, Grant Thornton As a company grows, from start-up, through initial stages of growth, and hopefully to rapid growth, the role of the leader must also evolve. This is a big ask, and requires a conscious effort on the part of the leader to ask themselves, ‘who does the…

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By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton I am a great fan of the work of Rasmus Hougard and Jacqueline Carter on ‘The Mind of a Leader,’ published by Harvard Business Review Press. One of the areas that they reference in follow-up articles is that ‘Ego is the Enemy of Good Leadership’.…

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By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton Learning is transformative, and the best companies invest in continuous development of their people. Do you view training as an expense, or as an investment opportunity? The research is clear; investment in training does pay dividends. How much it returns depends on many factors; such…

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By Patrick Gallen, Partner, People and Change Consulting, Grant Thornton With April being Stress Awareness Month, and with Mental Health Awareness week, only a few weeks away, it got me thinking. What quantifiable data do we have on the impact of poor workplace wellbeing? How does it impact productivity? What is the business case for…

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Grant Thornton has revealed further growth plans for its Belfast office with the appointment of Patrick Gallen as new Partner. Patrick, pictured left with Richard Gillan, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton Northern Ireland, will head up the leading business advisory firm’s new People and Change Consulting practice, which will provide support for businesses in strategic workforce planning and the delivery of effective training. Specialising in delivering behavioural change through capability building, Patrick has over 28 years’ experience in developing People and Organisation businesses on a UK and global scale.

  Grant Thornton today revealed further growth plans for its Belfast office as it announced the appointment of Patrick Gallen as a Partner. Patrick will head up Grant Thornton’s new People and Change Consulting practice, which will provide support for businesses in strategic workforce planning and the delivery of effective training. Specialising in delivering behavioural…

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