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.

Emergent Leadership™ For The Modern World

© By Patrick A. Trottier As organizations move into the 21st Century, Leadership must itself transform itself as organizations today are facing a significant increase in the rate of change, novel technologies as well as greater complexities related to the … Continue reading

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Basic Principles For An Emergent Organizational Development and Change (EODC)™ Platform

© By Patrick A. Trottier 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)™ … Continue reading

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Self-Agency

© Patrick Trottier Recently, people have been inquiring about the concept about ‘Self-Agency’ within the EODC® Platform. So I thought I’d give it a try to describe such. What Is Self-Agency? ‘Self-Agency’ is simply ‘the realization that one can influence, … Continue reading

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Up-dated PPT ‘Part 1, Emergent Change’

© Patrick Trottier 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 – … 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 … Continue reading

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PPT Presentation on EMERGENT CHANGE®

© Patrick Trottier 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 … Continue reading

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The Simple Law of Emergent Transforming™

© By Patrick A. Trottier 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 / … Continue reading

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