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The Spark Blog

An occasional series of thoughts and reflections on the role of narrative in organizational change, branding and knowledge work

‘I wanted your eyes to open wider’

Sparknow’s take on the Salz report into business practices at Barclays. This request by Vija Celmins refers to her sculpture called Fix the Image in Memory. This is explained on the MOMA website. For this work, Celmins made bronze casts of eleven rocks and then painted the casts to resemble the original stones as closely

banking | the seventh element

Douglas Board, a longstanding companion to Sparknow, has worked with us to develop our response to the Salz Review of Barclays, due to report later this spring. The introduction to Sparknow’s response follows, together with links to the whole response and to our approach to ethical auditing. ‘The assumption that bankers and banking are corrupt and morally