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OD Workshop Series - Designing Work that Works

  • July 11, 2022
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


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OD Workshop Series - Designing Work that Works

Jerry Talley

This training will be conducted live via Zoom. The zoom meeting details will be sent out prior to the training.

Those of us in "people fields" (OD, HR, Training, Managment, Coaching) are so focused on the employees' experience that we forget organizations are formed to do work. So our toolkit for designing work is underdeveloped. But most of the distress we find among employees is spawned by poorly designed work; it is not remedied through training, team building, rewards, management behavior, values clarification, or the like.

The exciting thing is that designing work well provides a way to engage and empower employees so we create a more humane community as well as a more effective organization!

By the end of this program, you'll be able to:

    • Able to apply a more sophisticated definition of work process.
    • Can identify the key elements of work beyond mere procedures.
    • See how to bring workers back into their proper role as co-creators rather than just operators.

          About Your Facilitator

          Over the last 45 years Jerry has provided organizational development to hundreds of companies in the for-profit, not-for-profit, and public sectors. He has worked from New York to New Zealand, but mostly in Silicon Valley. His background is in Sociology, but he is also a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Hispractice now is a combination of advanced problem solving, work process design, and mentoring the next generation of OD consultants.

          Jerry is the recipient of the 2021 Sharing the Wealth Award from the Organization Development Network.

          This event is part of PNODN's quarterly theme Designing Good Work. In this series we will explore the intentional creation of frameworks, lenses, and processes that help us to liberate our authentic selves and do better at doing good. Be sure to check out all our courses and equip yourself with the tools to support your organizations and yourself.


          $15 Members when pre-paid & pre-registered

          $25 Non members when pre-paid & pre-registered

          $10 for students/seniors pre-registered 


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          4:00 – 6:00 pm Training

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