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The Global Institute of Organization Development Network (GIODN)

GIODN is the networking home for organization development professionals around the world. GIODN is here to nurture a global network of OD professionals as we promote the field of OD through networking, education, and collaboration. Get plugged in to learn and share with OD peers, hear from top notch experts in the field, and show off your skills to take your career to the next level! Also, don’t forget to check out our amazingly useful OD Tools, an exclusive perk for our members.
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VP Thoughts – Summer fun

The kids are getting out of school and the temperatures are rising. Summer is here! This means family time and vacation. After the disruptions of 2020, we all deserve some time to get out and connect and relish the sunshine! Those of us in OD may be up to our eyeballs in work though! With […]

David Cooperrider reflects on the value of OD

David Cooperrider, scholar at Case Western University and pioneer of appreciate inquiry, joined GIODN for a special speaking event on May 18, 2021. He focused on how organization development helps companies be more active in tackling the biggest issues we face in the world today. Dr. Cooperrider advocates for aligning corporate culture and values to […]

VP Thoughts – Things are getting hot

Summer here we come! Things are getting hot outside and in the workplace. As vaccines are being distributed and COVID numbers are going down, organizations are looking at bringing staff back to the office. Some welcome this, but many people relish the benefits of working from home (something I have enjoyed for more than a […]