Is Organizational Development a true path to strategic development? In the past it has been behaviourally focused. Now it is time for change. Time to get more holistic. More business like. More balanced. Traditionally Organizational Development (OD) was mainly concerned with the three S’s of an organisation: Structures Staff and Skills Specialists and consultants practising in Organizational Development would look at an organization and identify its stage of growth or maturity. … [Read more...] about Organizational Development a true path to strategic development?
Strategic development: Are we missing the point? As developers, consultants and change agents, we often talk about strategic programmes and actions, but are we taking the appropriate first steps? This article looks at the steps we take and explores if we can be more strategic and add more value. Introduction Often we know where we want to get to, or at least have a good idea, but often as the old saying goes: “If I was going there, I would not start from here.” That is a very logical … [Read more...] about Strategic development: Are we missing the point?