GIODN Official Blog
David Cooperrider reflects on the value of OD
- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Dr. Cindy Banyai
- Category: Thoughts
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 the global Sustainable Development Goals, and urges OD professionals to lead the charge.
In addition to his work as an OD professional, David Cooperrider used appreciative inquiry with global CEOs and the United Nations to plan to future state of working together. He discusses global initiatives that include business, such as the Global Compact. His inspirational presentation positions OD professionals as those who help lead meaningful change within organizations. Grab a bit of inspiration and watch the session here. And don’t forget to join us for all of the amazing GIODN presentations coming up! Check out our calendar of events here.