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GIODN was joined by special speaker Carol Rosener to discuss the 3R’s for OD to lead: Values, Recommitment, and the ‘New Normal.’ Two main topics were discussed in this virtual meeting that focused on organizations re-opening post COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter civil movement from personal, team and organizational perspectives. The 3 R’s are […]
This GIODN event was provided as a resource for those stepping into the community change and activism space for the first time. The structure of the session was based on the Planned Change Model, but Kurt Lewin, which has been around for over 100 years. This model is for managing change and Dr. Nancy Zentis […]
Overview Taming Your Gremlin by Richard Carson discusses how a person goes about observing their emotions. Everyone has a gremlin inside them that finds fault, excuses and creates negativity at times. A gremlin is one’s own personal saboteur. Every person’s gremlin is different. Carson emphasizes that one is the observer of their own thoughts and […]
GIODN was proud to welcome Andre Boykin, revered OD professional and speaker for a special speaking event on June 16, 2020. In his presentation, Boykin covers the five dimensions needed to lead effectively amid disruption. These dimensions include mindset, focus, being people-centered, results and communication. Boykin provides detail and explanation for each dimension. To kick […]
On May 6, GIODN hosted Dr. Mary Lippitt, daughter of the OD pioneer Gordon Lippitt, to discuss her new book Situational Mindsets. The historical context for her book is based on five topics, including the White Leadership study of 1939, the Lewin Change Model, National Training Labs and T-Groups, and Gordon Lippitt’s Organizational Renewal. Situational […]
Gilmore Crosby’s book, Planned Change, is based on why Kurt Lewin’s Social Science is the best practice for business performance and change management. Planned Change is aimed at introducing Lewin in a new way, both simplified yet substantial enough to guide anyone who is trying to plan change, whether at the individual, group/team, organizational, or […]
Have you ever thought adding scenarios might improve your courses, but you weren’t sure where to start? During this GIODN Virtual Meeting, Christy Tucker introduces the why and how of scenario-based learning to help you get started. If you are trying to change behavior in training, practicing decision making skills is more effective than reciting […]
Some of today’s most important best practices in Organization Development provide organizations with successful change tactics to meet their critical goals while embracing partnerships, collaboration, commitment, accountability, encouragement, and innovation.
Executive coaching is gaining in popularity as a valuable tool for leadership development. The field of neuroscience is providing a new approach to coaching, using techniques to better understand the inner workings of the brain as evidence of the benefits of coaching.