Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of moderating a panel discussion whereby three seasoned organization development practitioners shared their insights on culture change at the Capital City OD Network meeting. Each of these individuals were seasoned internal consultants for major corporations or academic institutions, and each was responsible for initiating, facilitating, and overseeing culture change programs… Read More
What is Organizational Culture?
If all of organization development is essentially focused on changing organizational behavior, than isn’t change essentially focused on influencing “culture” or the values and beliefs that drive organizational behavior? “Culture” is a word that is used freely in the organization development and change management world. It is often cited as a barrier to implementing a new initiative,… Read More
Imagine sitting around a table with 7 other people, none of whom you had met before, sharing what you are learning at a conference. This is not your normal one liner conversation per participant that solicits polite head nods, follow on comments, and side bar discussions. Actually, the people around the table, as they listen to… Read More