Category: Organization Development



This insightful video delves into the significance of effective mentoring, emphasizing its pivotal role in successful organizations. The author explores the essence of mentoring, distinguishing

This insightful video delves into the realm of Organizational Development (OD) and its pivotal role in navigating change within a company. The discussion centers around

This video delves into Kurt Lewin’s Force Field Analysis, a pivotal tool in organizational development. Originating from Lewin’s work, the concept focuses on analyzing driving

This insightful video explores the critical distinction between the visible aspects of leadership, referred to as “above the waterline,” and the often overlooked realm beneath

This video delves into the dynamics of organizational and familial relationships, emphasizing the impact of triangulation. Focusing on healthy and dysfunctional systems, the author draws

This video explores the intricate connection between personal development and organizational success. Drawing from a 1993 Canadian study on 326 companies, it reveals a direct

This insightful video delves into the dynamics of successful change initiatives, drawing from the work of Costa Villa and Thousand. Focusing on organization and team

This insightful video delves into the core concept of the Interpersonal Gap by John Wallen, highlighting its profound impact on coaching, leadership development, consulting, and

This insightful video introduces a simple yet impactful approach to enhance meeting effectiveness without the need for extensive training. Termed “Rate This Meeting” (RTM), the

This insightful video delves into effective strategies for organizational development, emphasizing the importance of engaging key stakeholders in the change process. The author, drawing inspiration


Even though there are signs that the global economic crisis may be passing, organizations and their leaders are still facing very difficult decisions, often involving

Not long ago we spent two days and an evening with a senior leadership team of a company doing business in Central/Eastern Europe (CEE). Sitting

Not long ago, while consulting in a very complex and high-stakes three-company merger process, my colleagues and I walked into a room with people representing

Your grandparents – perhaps your parents as well – did not work in organizations like the one you work in now! Your world is very

Barry Johnson, good friend, author of Polarity Management and creator of the conceptual leadership  method based on that model, has identified 11 polarities that great

In the first article in this series, John explored the difficulties we have with Letting Go in the process of opening to a new possibility.

In the last issue, we featured the work of Kurt Lewin, the ‘grandfather’ of the change movement, and the teacher of one of John’s mentors,

Frederick Taylor, the First Modern ‘Change’ Following the Civil War in America (1861-1965), industrialization went rampant. Large factories started dotting the landscape where farms had

NOTE: What I have learned about Kurt Lewin I received from four main sources. My mentor, Ron Lippitt (one of Lewin’s first graduate students) regaled

The Process Reengineering effort set in motion several months ago looks like it will lead to a more responsive, more flexible, customer-oriented company, with greater

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