Global Partners

Ragland Thomas, ODCC

The Institute for Growth and Organizational Dynamics (IGOD) is the partner for IOD in Asia Pacific. IGOD offers the Global Programs of IOD in Asia Pacific and offers Regional Programs like the Executive Program in Organization Development in Asia Pacific.

Ragland Thomas G is the CEO & Principal Consultant of IGOD. Ragland is currently serving as Vice President for Global Organization Development & Strategy with IOD and is responsible for Global corporate accounts, memberships and partners. He is also the Partner for Institute of Organization Development in Asia Pacific and will offer classroom certification programs and consulting to clients in this region. He also facilitates Executive Coaching (ECCP) and OD Certified Professional Program (ODCP). Ragland is a HR & OD Professional with experience in Consulting, Manufacturing, Information Technology, BPO & KPO & Shared Services Industry verticals. He has 21+ years of experience in delivering OD, HR Generalist & Specialist roles and has worked for organizations like Visteon, Rane, iGate, GE Capital, HSBC, Zenta, Amazon & Shell.

If you are interested in joining our programs or gaining more information about the programs in Asia Pacific please contact:

Institute for Growth and Organizational Dynamics
Phone: +91-98400 03069,


The College for Community and Organization Development is the partner for IOD in Africa. CCOD currently offers classroom programs throughout Ghana and Nigeria, Botswana, Kenya and South Africa.

Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu, Ph.D, is the President of CCOD, Africa. He is a Community and Organisation Development Specialist with emphasis in Community Medicine, Organisational Development and Appreciative Leadership (A New Emerging Field). Gabriel has over 17 years of practice and has made significant contribution to the field of Organisation Development (OD), Appreciative Leadership Model (ALM) and as well as Organisational Retreat Model (GAB’s Retreat Model); a therapeutic model for people and system transformation. He made major contributions to Effectiveness of workplaces in Organisations in Africa especially in Civil Society (NGOs) and Private sector development. He has consulted to and worked with over 250 non-profit organisations in Africa, 155 Small and Medium size private businesses and, have provided development services to over 40 Municipals/ Districts Assemblies in Ghana. Gabriel has also specialized in OD curriculum development and, the first African scholar to produce a Bachelor Degree in Organisational Development (BSc OD).

If you are interested in joining our programs or gaining more information about the programs in Africa please contact:

College for Community and Organizational Development
Mobile: +233-208-500-875

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The Caribbean Centre for Organization Development Excellence (CARI-CODE) is the partner for IOD in the Caribbean. CARI-CODE offers custom designed Development Interventions, mainly to Caribbean organisations of all types and sizes, in both public and private sectors

Ilsa H. duVerney a Certified Organisation Development Process Consultant is Founder/Chairman/CEO of Caribbean Centre for Organisation Development Excellence Limited (CARI-CODE). For twenty-five years she served as Managing Director of Productivity Plus Limited, a Jamaican Human Resource Development company which she started. She holds degrees from the University of the West Indies (BA 1985) Communication & Social Sciences and the University of Cincinnati (MA 1995) in collaboration with NTL-National Training Laboratories –Institute for Applied Behavioural Sciences, Psychology and Human Resources Development. She has been an adjunct University Lecturer and is a trained trainer through the Industrial Society (England) and Training House (USA).  She is a Certified Work Team Coach and is trained in Extended DISC behavioural assessments. She has designed and facilitated several workshops in the Caribbean region. for educators, trainers, managers  and line personnel and she has led the gamut of Human Resource Projects.  A receipient of prestigious awards, She has served on several Boards/Councils and for years she wrote on HRD issues in the Business section of Jamaica’s Daily Gleaner (newspaper). She is a Justice of the Peace.

If you are interested in joining our programs or gaining more information about the programs in the Caribbean please contact:

Caribbean Centre for Organization Development Excellence
Phone: 876-927-6243


Institute of OD, Saudi Arabia (IODSA)

The Institute of OD, Saudi Arabia is the partner for IOD in Saudi Arabia.

Kal Shadid is the partner for IOD in Saudi Arabia and leads IODSA. As a certified Strategic Planning Professional [SPP], Organization Development Certified Professional [ODCP] & Leadership Development Certified Professional [LDCP], Kal consults businesses and trains executives in Strategic Planning [SP], Organization Development [OD], Business Development Planning [BDP] and management soft-skills. He earned the Strategic Planning Professional [SPP] from the prestigious Association of Strategic Planning [ASP] where to date only 176 individuals in the world claim this extraordinary credential. For 2 decades, he has empowered businesses and professionals in 61 nations on 5 continents.  His publications include an analysis of the Saudi telecomm industry, consulted by 340 researchers to date. Kal earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from East Carolina University, one of the first 125 AACSB institutions in the world. He graduated Magna Cum Laude. He was inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society, the Who’s Who among American Professionals, and the International Who’s Who of Professionals. Kal was born and raised in the United States and ‘hangs his hat’ in his favorite state of North Carolina.

If you are interested in joining our programs or gaining more information about the programs in Saudi Arabia please contact:

Institute of OD, Saudi Arabia
Phone: 828-295-7733