ODA is an association of professionals actively contributing to the development of humane and effective workplaces through a focus on organisational development.Read More
What Is ODA?
Who Is ODA For?
Our members and visitors come from all sorts of fields, backgrounds and roles. We have managers, business owners, students, HR & OD people, L&D people, CEO's, community workers..Read More
What are the OD messages that are needed to be heard?
Facilitators: Richard Lawton and Mary Ferguson
As 2015 draws to a close, we can’t help but think about where we have been and what we have accomplished. For OD practitioners our path typically leads us to challenge the status quo. In a world increasingly filled with great disruptions to the way business has always been done, the human perspective is crucial.
So how do we speak up? How do we voice this human perspective in a way that will be heard? What are the key messages that aren’t being heard? What stands in the way of them being heard? How much does getting your message across depend on your personal presence? Can gravitas be learned?Read More