To decentralize or not to decentralise: Is that the question?

The extent to which a UN Agency should centralize or decentralize is one of the most vexing questions in Organizational Design today. Typically UN leaders and staff view it as an ‘either/or’ choice: Should we group an activity together, or should we push it out to the regions and country offices? In truth, it is not a simple, binary answer and the arguements for both sides are persuasive to say the least.

Antylles to support the Stability, Services, and Reform Programme in Palestine

The UK Government is working with the Palestinian Authority (PA) to support fiscal sustainability, build capability and accountability and increase the effectiveness of service delivery, through the Stability, Services, and Reform Programme (SSRP) in line with the PA’s National Policy Agenda (2017-2022). The SSRP programme will support three government bodies: the Ministry of Finance and […]

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What is adaptive management?

Recently there has been growing recognition that most development challenges are in actual fact ‘wicked’ problem that requires development actors to recognize that the optimal management approaches will be iterative not definitive, and inclusive not technocratic.

Navigating the paradoxes of continuous improvement

Any donor who has supporting institutional capacity development through continuous improvement has realised just how difficult it is to achieve and sustain. The problem becomes more challenging when working in fragile and conflict-affected environments.

How to engage us

Our core mantra is using our expertise to ensure success in our client’s career, success in our client’s team, and success for our client’s organization. While many consulting firms aim for large, multi-year, engagements, we prefer a flexible, agile approach that gives our clients the ability to take a more proactive role in their organizational […]

Our ideal future team members

Our clients benefit from your experience, which powers our firm to relentlessly pursue the creation of lasting public value and social impact in some of the world’s toughest situations. We are constantly looking for some of the finest international development and management consulting minds to join our professional network. Importantly, however, we do not advertise new consultancies online. […]

Dr. Gregory Wilson BA, MA, MPhil, PhD.

Greg is an experienced governance and public policy practitioner and has worked extensively for the UK Government, the UN system, the IFIs, OECD, and many overseas governments on projects involving institutional and organisational development, public administration, post-conflict recovery and stabilisation operations. Greg has post-graduate degrees from University College, London and Western Ontario, Canada and a […]

Edward Carroll BA, MAS, MSc.

    Edward leads Antylles’ Organizational Development professional practice area and our International Public Sector service practice.  Based in Washington D.C., Edward advises and supports executive management and programme leaders in international organizations including the United Nations and International Financing Institutions. Over the course of almost two decades, Edward has lived and worked a number of donor, developing, […]