Tag Archives: Leadership
A colleague was telling me today how an employee walked up to him the other day, and said “HR isn’t doing enough to represent the employees”… Maybe this was once the case. When HR was supposed to “represent” the employees’ … Continue reading
I just wrote a blogpost that’s a great example of the kind of thinking, insight and provocation an OD professional can bring to an organization. Read Center Shift at http://joyandlife.wordpress.com/2011/07/24/center-shift/ Happy reading!
As an OD professional. As an agent of change. Your primary challenge will not be systems or furniture or machines. It will be people. And their motivations. And you must posses a DEEP understanding of human beings and their motivations. … Continue reading
Continuing on from diagnosis, it is important to understand that a key part of diagnosis is asking questions. It may sound cliched, but it’s absolutely true and very relevant, that you will only get answers to the questions you ask. … Continue reading
Diagnosis is the key! And why? Because if you get the diagnosis wrong, everything else goes wrong. When a doctor misdiagnoses, the patient usually dies. Ditto for organizations. A good diagnosis is way beyond an X-ray, it has to be … Continue reading
A google search for the term – Leadership generates 179,000,000 hits. A similar search for the term Followership generates 510,000. Try searching for a book on Leadership. Now try searching for a book on followership. Interesting isn’t it? Most of … Continue reading