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Global OD Practice Framework

The Global OD Practice Framework™ (Global ODPF) defines the differentiating competencies needed for OD practitioners in our dynamic business environment, and represents the knowledge, skills and behaviors required of an OD practitioner.

These are aligned to current challenges and anticipated needs and represent the collective wisdom of nearly 1000 global OD business leaders, consultants, academic professionals and experienced advisors.

Click each section of the graphic below to learn more about each competency area of the Framework™

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Why a Global OD Practice Framework™?

Career Development. Define a clear set of knowledge, skills and behaviors in order to calibrate performance and plan, and manage development.

Professional Standards. Develop a set of standards for the OD profession, and clarify expectations for impactful results.

Common Language. Provide a global, common language to define the work of the OD profession and better understand what is important to know and do for success. It helps answer the question “What is OD?”

Strategic Approach

The OD Network is taking a strategic and iterative approach to the development of the Framework™.

  • Develop OD talent
  • Create a practical and actionable tool
  • Conduct an environmental scan to identify future needs
  • Apply an action research approach
  • Seek diverse perspectives
  • Introduce version 1.0 (Do-Learn-Do)

The Framework™ defines five different areas of OD Competency. Click the links below for more information and links to resources to grow your expertise in each area.

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