Reading: L&Ds_Unmodified Future - Jim Kirkpatrick
This month we will be reviewing the book, Daring Greatly (How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Brown & White).
In this session the expectation is that all attendees have read (or listened) to the book and come prepared to discuss key takeaways and learnings from the book.*
*Books will be distributed at the March 21 and April 18 OD SIG meetings. Note that if you register for this meeting it is an indication that you would like the Chapter to reserve a book for you unless otherwise noted. If you do not attend the May 16 meeting, you will be charged for the cost of the book.
The company’s ability to attract, develop, and retain great employees is dependent upon culture. The discussion will be around best practices and strategies for organizations to employ and foster loyalty and engagement.
The pre-read article is On Fire at Work (Eric Chester).
Many people today are experiencing fear and turmoil, and they require leaders who can step forward with insight, humaneness, and compassion to help them find grace and love amidst the confusion and chaos.
Good leaders shepherd the change with ambivalence adhering to the status quo. Great leaders lead by example challenging norms and develop employees to embrace change.
The pre-read articles are Who Do We Choose to Be? (Margaret J, Wheatley) and Dual Transformation (Clark, Gilbert, & Johnson).
Reorganizations are inevitable in any realm of business, but they are notoriously difficult, frustrating, and time-consuming processes.
This month we will discuss what best practices our participants can bring to the conversation in order for us to learn from one another. The pre-read article is Reorg (Heidari-Robinson & Heyward).
TBD - November will be another book review. The SIG will poll the community for ideas.
A key value proposition and driver for organizations is be an innovative company. It is a battle cry, a moniker, and a core value of today’s most successful corporations.
We will explore how faster and better affect the organization. Complex change is usually a double-sided sword, moving faster than everyone else usually means more change and chaos within the employee ranks.
The pre-read article is The Innovation Paradox (Davilia & Epstein).
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