Take me back to Alphonso Street (Dowlais) #ChurchillFellowship Post 15

Alphonso Street, Dowlais. Please excuse the obscure post title. Alphonso Street is a place in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil. Remarkable and exciting (for me anyway) because it’s where a Basque Community settled in South Wales in the 1870’s. I’ll explain more in a minute. Mutual Benefits – cooperation between Wales and the Basque Country On Tuesday […]

The Panelfisa Paradox. What widget making teaches us about sustainable human development. #ChurchillFellowship Post 9

“Panelfisa Coop, The important thing was not the screws”  This post is about the transformation (a deliberately chosen word) of Panelfisa, a worker owned industrial manufacturing cooperative in the Basque Country. It’s not a ‘recipe book’ case study claiming… “follow these 5 easy steps and you too will transform your organisation”; life just isn’t like […]