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2015 Annual Conference Concurrent Session Materials


 Session Materials

Session presentations and handouts will be made available here if the speakers have allowed sharing.

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Saturday, October 17

Full Day Pre-conference Sessions

9:00am – 4:00pm


“From Blindness to Seeing: The Key to Creating Partnership”

Barry Oshry, Co-President, Power+Systems, Inc.

Boston, MA, USA



“Measuring the ROI of Organizational Development: Proving the Value of Organization Development Projects”

Patti Phillips, PhD, President and CEO, ROI Institute

Chelsea, MA, USA



“A Breakthrough Process: High-engagement Performance-Improvement”

John J. Scherer, LHD, Co-Director, Scherer Leadership International

Krakow, Poland


Slides are only available to pre-conference attendees



Half Day Pre-conference Sessions

9:00am – 12:00pm


“The Pathway to Building Trusting Relationships Rapidly”

Brenda B. Jones, MS, OD Scholar-Practitioner, Jones Consulting

with co-facilitator Arlene Scott, PhD, Managing Partner, Change Partners Consulting

Columbia, MD, USA



“Leveraging Polarities to Create Positive Social Change”

C. Terrill Thompson, MSOD, Founder and Principal, CTThompson Consulting

with co-facilitator Beth Applegate, MSOD

Philadelphia, PA, USA


Slides are only available to pre-conference attendees



Half Day Pre-conference Sessions

1:00pm – 4:00pm


“Cultural Competence and the OD Journey”

Barbara Benedict Bunker, PhD, Professor of Psychology Emerita, University at Buffalo

and Mee-Yan Cheung Judge, PhD, Oxford, UK

Buffalo, NY, USA


Slides are only available to pre-conference attendees



“Dialogic OD and Your Practice”

Gervase R. Bushe, PhD, Professor of Leadership and Organization Development, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University

with co-facilitator Robert J. Marshak, PhD, Distinguished Scholar in Residence for OD Programs, American University



Slides are only available to pre-conference attendees



“Helping Managers Manage Abrasive Behavior: Solving Workplace Bullying”

Laura Crawshaw, PhD, BCC, Founder and Executive Director, The Boss Whispering Institute

Portland, OR, USA


Slides are only available to pre-conference attendees 



Sunday, October 18

Our Field.

3:30pm – 5:00pm


“Learning Across Generations: Stories and Lessons From Senior OD Women”

Kathryn Kaplan, PhD, Organization Development Consultant, Kaplan Knowlton and Associates

co-facilitated with Jo Ann Morris, Integral Coaching (IC) & Co-Founder of White Men as Full Diversity Partners, and Judy Vogel, MA, Partner in Vogel Glaser & Associates

New York, NY, USA


Presentation Slides





“Future Shades of OD - The World Is Changing. Are We Ready?”

Mark Keen, Director, IOD PARC UK; Gozde Berber Ozbalaban, OD Consultant, Management Center Turkiye; and Carla Dancy Smith, Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant, MedStar Health

Sheffield, UK; Istanbul, Turkey; and Silver Springs, MD, USA (respectively)




“Enhancing OD Capability Across Canada: The Canadian Organization Development Institute Experience”

Michelle Chambers, M.Ed., HBBA, CSODP, CTDP, CHRL, ORSC-t

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Presentation Slides




“Connecting the Dots: Exploring Global OD Communities Through the Lens of Communities of Practice”

Jackie Milbrandt, MA, Research Associate, Family Business Center, University of St. Thomas

with co-facilitators Ken Nishikawa, PhD, Konan University Graduate School of Accountancy, and David Jamieson, PhD Academic Chair and Professor, University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis, MN, USA

Presentation Slides 




“OD, Inclusion and Diversity: Yesterday, Today and Looking Around the Corner”

Frederick A. Miller, CEO, The Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group, Inc.

with co-facilitator Judith H. Katz

Troy, NY, USA 



“The Development of OD Professionals: The ABAC.GSB Model, A Thailand Experience”

Perla Rizalina M. Tayko, PhD, OD Program and OD Institute Director, Graduate School of Business, Assumption University of Thailand

with co-facilitator Rita Aloni, PhD



Presentation Slides




Monday, October 19

Our World.

10:30am – 12:00pm


“Systemic Interventions: Inclusion of Gender, Nature, and Marginalized Voices for Social Change in Our Global World”

Ivonne Mejia Berzunza, MA, Training and Organization Development Professional, MeBi Consulting

with co-facilitator Cecile Querubin, MA





“Same Same But Different: Practicing OD in South-East Asia”

Christian Chao, MSOD, Director and Principal Consultant, Civil Service College

with co-facilitators Douglas O'Loughlin, MSOD, Director and Principal Consultant, Civil Service College and Kuah Siong Ghee





“Using Organization Development to Build Peace In Ukraine: The PEACE Summit”

Richard Francis Fursman, EdD, MA, President, Brimeyer Fursman, LLC

with co-facilitator Irina Anatolivna Fursman, OD Doctorial Student, University of St. Thomas

Maplewood, MN, USA


Presentation Slides  




“Disconnection in Our Connected World: A Story of Polarities in Africa”

Sarah Owusu, MA, Organisation Development Consultant and Facilitator, Tomorrow by Design

with co-facilitators Judith Okonkwo and Nelson Nkwenkam

Maputo, Mozambique




 “A Global Cultural Model: Complexity Science Applied to Enterprise Systems”

Kristine Quade, EdD, JD, MSOD, Doctor, University of Monterrey, Mexico (UdEM)

with co-facilitators Maribel RiojasKaren Hach and Diana Lugo

Mesa, AZ, USA


Presentation Slides Pt. 1

Presentation Slides Pt. 2




“The Transformative Workplace:  Growing People, Purpose, Prosperity and Peace”

David Schwinn, MBA, Professor of Management and Leadership, Lansing Community College

with co-facilitator Carole Schwinn

Brooklyn, MI, USA


Presentation Slides



Our World.

1:00pm – 2:30pm



“Lead More, Control Less: 8 Advanced Leadership Skills That Overturn Convention”

Sandra Janoff, PhD, Co-Director, Future Search Network




“Organization Development and Democracy”

Jose Esteban Campoverde Ayres, MA, Master in Development and Organizational Behavior, Campoverde Consultores Asociados S.A.C.

Lima, Peru


Presentation Slides




“Principles and Practices of OD in Cuba”

Patricia Arenas Bautista, PhD, Psychology, Center for Psycological and Sociological Researches

with co-facilitators Alba Hernandez Santana and Mara Fuestes Avila

Havana, Cuba


Presentation Slides




“Values-based Leadership in the ASEAN Context”

Maria Socorro CL Fernando (Marissa), PhD, Associate Director of Organization Development Program and OD Institute, Graduate School of Business Assumption University Bangkok Thailand

with co-facilitator Sirichai Preudhikulpradab (Victor), PhD, Associate Director, Organization Development Program and OD Institute

Bangkok, Thailand




“Worldwork: Facilitating Diversity in the World, in the Room and in the Moment”

Stephen SchuitevoerderPhD, Principal at Process Consulting, Faculty member at the Process Work Institute

with facilitators Rho Sandberg, Global Coaching Institute, and Kate Tucker

Portland, OR, USA




Our World.

3:00pm – 4:30pm


“Leading Across New Borders”

Ernest Gundling, Co-President and Founder, Aperian Global

Oakland, CA, USA




“Applying OD to Challenges of Justice, Equity and Community in Local and Global Contexts”

Rama K. Hart, PhD, Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas

with co-facilitator Laura Johansson, MSOD  Johansson Consulting LLC

Minneapolis, MN, USA


Presentation Slides




“Innovative Strategies for Building OD Capability Around the Globe”

Sarah Krieger, MS, Senior Manager, Enterprise Organization Development, Ingersoll Rand

with co-facilitator Sharon Clements

Davidson, NC, USA



“Cultural Intelligence for OD Consultants”

Miriam Lacey, PhD, Professor, Executive Programs, Pepperdine University

with co-facilitator Jack Schlafer

Irvine, CA, USA



“Creating Meaningful Jobs in Latin America”

Luis Diego Quesada, MA, Director of Organizational Development, SABMiller

Miami, FL, USA


Presentation Slides Pt. 1

Presentation Slides Pt. 2




“Respectful Engagement: Revisiting Process Consulting”

David Sibbet, MSJ, President and Senior OD Consultant, The Grove Consultants International

with co-facilitator Gisela Wendling, PhD

San Francisco, CA, USA


Presentation Slides


General Session

10:30am – 12:00pm

“Doing Organizational Development Beyond the Organization: What It Takes to Solve Today’s Toughest Problems”

Adam Kahane


Presentation Slides



Tuesday, October 20

Our Impact.

10:30am – 12:00pm


“Love All, Serve All: Do Good Work for Free”

John Adams, PhD, Emeritus Professor and Retired Consultant, Retired

with co-facilitator Rhoda Nussbaum

Murphys, CA, USA


Presentation Slides




“Keys to Shifting Mindsets of Diversity, Power and Privilege”

co-facilitated by Marc Brenman, EdD, Principals, Social Justice Consultancy; REAP Unlimited and Darya Funches

Olympia, WA, USA



“Change Management: It's Not About Initiatives, It's About Influence”

JD Taylor, Master Trainer, VitalSmarts

Provo, UT, USA



“Changing the World One Person at a Time: Developing Leaders Through Executive Coaching”

Deborah A. O'Neil, PhD, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior, Bowling Green State University

with co-facilitator Margaret M. Hopkins, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management University of Toledo

Bowling Green, OH, USA


Presentation Slides




“OD and Technology: Virtual Teams, Making Impactful Human-to-human (H2H) Connections ”

Yael Zofi, MS, MOD Virtual Teams Expert and CEO AIM Strategies, Applied Innovative Management

Brooklyn, NY, USA



Our Impact.

1:00pm – 2:30pm



“Power Intelligence: The Next Core Competency”

Julie Diamond, PhD, Leadership Consultant and Executive Coach, Julie Diamond LLC, The Power2 Leaderlab, The Process Work Institute of Portland

Portland, OR, USA



“Trust Repair Strategies”

Wendy Fraser, PhD, Faculty, Saint Martin's University

Lacey, WA, USA



“Helping Your Organization Grieve: A Strategic Role for OD”

Catherine Hajnal, PhD, Grief Educator, Life Fundamentals Education and Coaching 

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