Tag Archives: Robert P Crosby

Keys to Success (in Citizen Involvement)

A new article by our founder on his application of OD to citizen involvement in government! https://www.spokesman.com/…/2021/aug/03/keys-to-success/

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T-Groups Applied to Industry

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Robert P Crosby discusses his book, Culture Change in Organizations

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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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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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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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Leadership Development – Robert P. Crosby EQ in the Workplace Workshop – June 23rd-27th 2014

“Tough Stuff” EQ in the Workplace Workshops are intensive Applied Behavioral Science trainings which combine cutting edge knowledge about leadership and human behavior with powerful personal insights and skill building. Lead Faculty Robert P. Crosby, 85 years young, developed Tough … Continue reading

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Lean Manufacturing

The key to lean is Action Research. Giving credit to Kurt Lewin, those on the front lines continually assessed the current situation, created actions towards a desired state, implemented, evaluated and recycled the process. Americans frequently ‘bought’ the product at … Continue reading

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The Eight Missing Elements in Project Management

There are eight elements frequently missing in Product Development and Project Management, thus seriously impairing such activities. In fact, most organizations accept as a given that these critical activities will be late and over budget, and will only be salvaged, … Continue reading

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