How do we get our business partners to take an interest in Organization Development?

Jul 2009

One experience may be worth a thousand words.

Some years ago I met with a general manager to get his perspective on the organization’s difficulties in meeting its business goals. Because my title had “Training & Development” in it, he assumed I wanted a review of his business unit’s training and OD activities. He met me with his T&OD manager in tow and said that his associate would be…