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What is the Career Path for an Organization Development Professional
If you are wondering what is the career path for an Organization Development (OD) professional, here is a brief description...
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Dr Nancy Zentis
The experience of Dr. Nancy Zentis early in her career was focused on helping others achieve their career goals. With a background...
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OD Process Consulting Using a Dialogic Approach
Process Consultation is one of the early foundations of OD, introduced by Edgar Schein in the late 1960s. He defined Process...
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How Coachable Are Your Leaders?
In the past, organizations have invested heavily in executive coaching as part of leadership development.  A recent study...
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What are the Future Challenges for OD?
In this day and age, as OD professionals we will face many new challenges due to the global covid pandemic, changes in the...
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9 Top Executive Coaching Tips for HR Professionals
Frequently, HR Leaders find themselves in an executive coach role. Usually, senior leadership assigns the coaching role to...
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What is the Value of an Internal OD Consultant?
In one of my recent OD classes, participants shared their roles as internal OD Consultants. When they presented their case...
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What is OD?
Organizational development or “OD” is vital in today’s fast-paced business world. OD was first introduced by Kurt Lewin. ...
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A Breakdown of the HR Business Partner
Written by Dr. Nancy Zentis, CEO, Institute of OD “Effective HR practices that drive results are critical to organization...
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