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Designing Collaborative Workplaces

…why space matters – and how to create an engaging space for your team of teams FACILITATORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS Brenda Barker Scott Lead Facilitator Brenda Barker Scott Lead Facilitator…

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Looking Back on 2015…

…Is Your Workplace in Motion? Exploring the New Employee, the New Work, and the New Workplace – Brenda Barker Scott Peter Edwards Delivers 2015 W. D. Wood Lecture – A…

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Spring 2014 Article Recap

…the excellent papers and articles we have released this spring. Developing Organizations: A Metaphorical View – Brenda Barker Scott The Future of Unions in Canada’s Private Sector: How Can Unions…

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Top 5 Queen’s IRC Articles from 2017

…Amplifying Teamwork in Your Organization Brenda Barker Scott, Queen’s IRC Facilitator Let’s begin with a question. Are you experiencing barriers to working collaboratively, even though you know collaboration is necessary?…

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Looking Back on Spring 2015…

Brenda Barker Scott 2015 Workplace in Motion Summit a Success – Stephanie Noel Getting Ahead of the Shift: Summit Inspires Thoughtful Conversations About the Changing World of Work – Cathy…

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Looking Back on 2013…

…Strategy For A Seat At The Table: Continuous Learning – Dave Crisp Building Teams: Exploring Teamwork in Fast-Paced, Dynamic Environments – Brenda Barker Scott Building the Blue Team: Using Conflict…

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Organizational Design

…criteria template, a guide showing how to link design to your organization’s strategic focus, and job descriptions for design team members. FACILITATORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS Brenda Barker Scott Lead Facilitator…

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Organization Development Foundations

…learnings apply to a work-related challenge. As a final step, you will harness those insights into a plan for moving forward. FACILITATORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS Brenda Barker Scott Lead Facilitator…

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Looking Back on Spring 2017…

…Creating a Collaborative Workplace: Amplifying Teamwork in Your Organization – Brenda Barker Scott The Golden Years: The Aging Workforce and Human Rights Matters – Deborah Hudson 5 Questions to Help…

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Customized Training

…on your industry and specific challenges Take advantage of flexible scheduling and remote or on-site facilitation Customize a Queen’s IRC Certificate with corporate recognition OUR CUSTOM PLAN TRANSFORMING KNOWLEDGE INTO…

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The Ultimate Retention-Reward System

…be bought out by the Scott Pickford Group rather than continuing as an independent company, swapping their shares for shares in Scott Pickford’s parent and reaping 10 times their original…

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Brenda Barker Scott

 

Brenda Barker Scott is a groundbreaker with a passion for creating workplaces that inspire, connect and grow people.
Over her twenty-year career in teaching and consulting, Brenda has led ambitious renewal efforts aimed at enhancing innovation and collaboration with provincial governments and agencies, school boards, not-for-profits and private firms.

When working with leadership teams, she combines strong theoretical knowledge with practical methodologies to ensure that the right people are engaged in the right conversations to design robust and workable strategies.


Brenda is co-author of Building Smart Teams: A Roadmap to High Performance (Sage 2004), and is currently undertaking field research exploring the design features of collaborative and high performance in organizations. A graduate of the Queen’s Masters of Industrial Relations, Brenda is also a PhD Candidate with Fielding Graduate University.


Brenda is an instructor on a number of Queen’s IRC programs including Designing Collaborative Workplaces, Organizational Design and Organization Development Foundations.