Tag Archives: Engagement

Work culture as a restraining or a driving force in change management

A colleague posted about the importance of effective change management in concert with project management. He lives and works in an country with an authoritarian government. According to Kurt Lewin (1890 – 1947), broadly acknowledged as the founder of organization … Continue reading

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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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Generative Power

The following is an excerpt is from Chris Crosby’s upcoming book: Organization Alignment: Authority, Power, and Results Generative Power The intersection between authority, power, and love is where you will find a critical ingredient as to whether your organization is … Continue reading

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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 #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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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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Engagement for the Bottom Line: Do you have a strategy to engage all layers of your organization?

Research consistently draws a direct correlation between employee engagement and business results. Indeed, the top 25% of companies in a recent study of workplace engagement (involving 25 million employees in 195 countries) had significantly better: Productivity Customer Ratings Turnover Absenteeism … 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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IT Implementation Success – Engagement and Decision-Making

For decades research has shown that a consistently high percentage of IT implementations are train wrecks. Besides the real problem of budget over-runs and long delays, recent data (see http://calleam.com/WTPF/?page_id=1445) includes an alarming number of implementations going “so badly that … Continue reading

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