Tag Archives: OD

HR

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

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OD insight

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!

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Know thyself..

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

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Questions – What you ask, is what you get..

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

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OD….What’s that?

When people I meet ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I’m an OD practitioner, the commonest question is “What’s that???!!??” I don’t blame them. Many OD folks wouldn’t be able to give you a … Continue reading

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