DKA Blog

Check out the latest blog from our thought leaders in the fields of leadership, crisis management, major change and business transformation…

Adapting to the New Normal

At Devereaux Kelly Associates (DKA) we understand that when we get back to “business as usual” – or whatever the new normal looks like – what once was usual might be very different. These are unprecedented times, and for many businesses go well beyond managing business continuity or implementing contingency plans. The way we plan […]

Leading Through a Crisis – Emotional Intelligence & Cultural Awareness

Following on from our recent interview with Euan McMurdo, previously UK Logistics Director for Royal Mail, we share some insights on the importance of leaders understanding and adopting emotional intelligence and cultural awareness in pursuit of followership, effective crisis management and delivering value across a multi-faceted supply chain. Euan, also a Senior Associate with Devereaux Kelly Associates,...

A Letter to Boris ….

Our MD, Ian Jones, shares his thoughts with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the progress he is making as we continue to battle COVID19 in the UK…. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/open-letter-uks-prime-minister-ian-jones?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_detail_base%3Bfy1xjwilTFKPjhEXucgVCw%3D%3D&licu=urn%3Ali%3Acontrol%3Ad_flagship3_detail_base-article_description

Leading in a Crisis – The Highlights

Following the two videos posted during April 2020 on ‘Leading through a Crisis’. we have assembled a much shorter version drawing out the key highlights. In this version, our Managing Director, Ian Jones, and Senior Associate, Euan McMurdo, explore the golden rules of business continuity planning and lessons learnt from personal experiences of leading in […]

Leading Through a Crisis: A Personal Perspective

During these times of unprecedented change, our Managing Director, Ian Jones, talks with Euan McMurdo, a Senior Associate at Devereaux Kelly Associates, about his experience in leading business continuity planning and ‘keeping the show on the road’ during times of crisis. Euan has extensive experience, working at a senior executive level in global and FTSE100 […]

Looking for a quick synopsis of THE SERVICES WE OFFER AT dka…….?

……..then download this short 2-pager summarising who’s who and the services we provide at Devereaux Kelly Associates… Importantly, we believe passionately in providing a tailored offering to each client that delivers the best and most appropriate solution for their individual needs. So please get in touch to discuss your needs more fully.

LIving by our values

Just like many organisations at present, we’ve been navigating the world of remote working and ‘checking-in’ with each other regularly. At one of our regular DKA calls this week, we had a conversation about how our ‘values’ and their importance to each of us during these unprecedented times of change. As ‘seasoned’ remote workers at […]

Living on hope street – the essential role of leadership DURING DIFFICULT TIMES

At a time when we’re all living on ‘Hope Street’, it’s essential that leaders have people at the heart of their decision-making processes. Take a look at this latest article on leadership from our associate Murray Cook and Anne McCarthy, with input from our MD, Ian Jones…. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/anne-mccarthy-6513a54_what-if-there-is-hope-for-a-better-future-activity-6648930486020259840-6gcW #leadership #covid19 #hope