Author Archives: Patrick A. Trottier

About Patrick A. Trottier

I am a 30 plus year applied Organizational Development practitioner having honed my craft in the U.S., Canada and internationally. Presently living in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., I am currently developing the next evolution of O.D. termed; 'Emergent Organizational Development and Emergent Change® (EODC)®, and focusing on Emergent OD®, Emergent Change® and the development of Emergent Organizations® within my professional practice.

Up-dated PPT ‘Part 1, Emergent Change’

Hi This is an up-dated PPT version of: ‘Part 1 Emergent Change’. Click here to view: Part 1 PPT EODC ‘EMERGENT CHANGE’ 2.3.1.1.1.1 AB It may take a bit of time to come up in Microsoft PPT – a bit … Continue reading

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My Approach To Traditional Organizational Development

By Patrick A. Trottier Before we begin: This write-up relates to the traditional Organizational Development methodology rather than the Emergent Organizational Development (EOD)® Platform generally referred to on this site. To begin: What is Organizational Development? Organizational Development is a business … Continue reading

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PPT Presentation on EMERGENT CHANGE®

This an up-dated PPT presentation on ‘EODC® and Emergent Change®: Click on top menu ‘Slide Show‘, then to the left ‘From Beginning‘. It is important to view the PPT ‘in motion’ to experience the GIFs… the GIFs get the messages … Continue reading

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The Simple Law of Emergent Transforming™

The Law of Emergent Transforming™ “When one’s comfort zone (individual, group, organization) with ‘the unknown’ is greater than (>) one’s comfort zone of ‘the known’, transformation occurs naturally.” Curiosity, exploration, imagination, openness, inquiry, dialogue / conversations, trust, shifts in mental … Continue reading

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Emergent Organizations®: An Introduction To Emergent Organizational Development And Change (EODC)®

Patrick A. Trottier Everything on this site is constantly emerging… first run at it, May 19, 2012. Welcome. My objective on this site is to create an understanding regarding ’emergent change’, and a framework and platform for Emergent Organizational Development … Continue reading

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Key Emergent Phrases / Terms

By Patrick A. Trottier (emerging and ongoing) Key phrases / concepts: Attractors – elements that form some degree of relationship with other elements. Such may or may not be apparent, or form into ‘trends’. Trends – a number of interdependent … Continue reading

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Basic Principles Of The Emergent Organizational Development and Change (EODC)® Platform

The following thoughts and principles, having been formed from the last 30+ years of my study, thought and practice, create a synergistic component of an overall foundation for an Emergent Organizational Development and Change (EODC)® framework and platform. Of fundamental … Continue reading

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