What lies ahead for Organization Development? Our field is evolving and needs to "reconcile the discipline's currently fragmented state."
This training will be conducted live via Zoom. The zoom meeting details will be sent out 24hr prior to the training.
Join us for an engaging evening on the future of OD with author and strategist Dr. Christopher Worley. He will be sharing his research and experience to facilitate thoughtful and interactive discussions on the role we will play in our field's future.
- Discuss the forces compelling the field of OD forward and constraining the field of OD
- Generate an increased awareness of participants' role in the evolving field of OD
- Develop practical insights on how participants can evolve their role to facilitate the highest possibility of the system of which they are working in
About Your Presenter
Dr. Christopher Worley is a recognized leader in the field of organization development, agility, and organization design. He is the former Director of the Master of Science in Organization program at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and served as past chair for the Academy of Management's Organization Development and Change Division.
Dr. Worley's applied research and consulting practice is complemented by more than fifteen years of management experience in academic, for-profit, and government organizations. His consulting clients include organizations in high technology, fast-moving consumer goods, aerospace and defense, health care, financial services, retail, the public sector, and natural resources.
Dr. Worley's most recent books include The Agility Factor, Becoming Agile, Management Reset, and Built to Change. He recently co-edited Organizing for Sustainability: Leading through Networks & Partnerships. He also authored Integrated Strategic Change: How OD Builds Competitive Advantage, and with Tom Cummings has co-authored seven editions of Organization Development and Change, the leading textbook on organization development. His articles on strategic change and strategic organization design have appeared in the Sloan Management Review, the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Organizational Dynamics, and the Journal of Organization Behavior, among others. In 2012, he received the Douglas McGregor Best Paper Award in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Sciences, and in 2011, he received the OD Network's Larry Porter Award and the Emerald Publishing Emirati Literary Award.
Zoom meeting will get sent directly upon registration!
$15 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered
$25 Non members when pre-paid & pre-registered$10 for students/seniors pre-registered
We are not able to offer refunds after the Friday prior to the meeting. Substitutions are welcome.
6:00 – 6:30 pm Join on Zoom, gather and network
6:30 – 8:00 pm Presentation
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