Tag Archives: Culture Change

Leadership Can Be Learned, Gilmore Crosby’s new book, is out!

The following is excerpted with permission: Introduction Despite all that has been written on the subject, the premise of this book is that leadership is poorly understood because human systems are poorly under- stood. Like the paradigms of old, which … Continue reading

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T-Groups Applied to Industry

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Survey Feedback/Action Research

From a letter by Robert P. Crosby: …Later John Scherer and I began a company emphasizing survey feedback as much earlier developed by Floyd Mann and Rensis Likert, colleagues of Dr. Ronald Lippitt who had become both a champion of and … Continue reading

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Addy Clip Three – Goal Alignment

High performance is possible in any organization. In this brief video (1 minute and 41 seconds), the third in a series, our founder describes a process that quickly aligned and engaged an industrial plant that went on to meet and … Continue reading

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Addy Clip #2 – Key Factors in Engagement

High performance is possible in any organization. In this brief video (5 minutes), the second in a series, our founder explores the steps taken to engage work groups.

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Authority & Performance: Addy Clip #1

High performance is possible in any system with the right blend of clear authority and engagement. In this brief video (9 minutes and 15 seconds), the first in a series, our founder explores the steps taken that have led to … Continue reading

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Organization Alignment

Your business success depends on how well you and your employees interact to ensure that everyone in all departments get what they need, when they need it. This fact is not a problem to solve, rather it is an honor … Continue reading

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The Cost of Doing Nothing versus OD Results

Effective Organization Development (OD) is not a needless expense, nor is it a luxury. It is part of a sound strategy to meet or exceed business performance expectations. The cost of staying stuck at or near your current performance is … Continue reading

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Leadership, Authority, and Emotional Intelligence – A Case Study from the PECO Nuclear Turnaround

Abstract: The following is written from a practitioner’s point of view. The hypothesis is that organizations that respect the role of emotion in human systems, in concert with other variables such as role, goal, and decision clarity, will meet or … Continue reading

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A future of Organization Development (OD)

Despite the ancient wisdom, “there is nothing new under the sun,” many OD practitioners and their customers seem to be addicted to finding what is “new.” This habit has been manifested over the past few decades through a constant stream … Continue reading

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