Category Archives: Organizational Development

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

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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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Part 4. Emergent Organizational Development® – Novel Technologies and Collaborative Network Organizations For The 21st Century Video

Welcome to: Part 4. Emergent Organizational Development®              Novel Technologies and Collaborative Network Organizations              For The 21st Century Part 4. On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A57dV7tdUz8 Part 1: Emergent Change®  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDD5_S08sZo Part 2: Emergent Organizations™ Part 3: Emergent Organizational Development® Part 4. … Continue reading

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Emergent Action Research™ (EAR), and Emergent Learning™

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Part 1: Emergent Organizational Development® – Emergent Change® Video

On Emergent Change® A Simple Diagram Of How Emergent Change Occurs The following PPT Video on Emergent Change® is Part 1. of an ongoing video series: Part 1. On You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDD5_S08sZo Part 1: Emergent Change® Part 2: Emergent Organizations™ … Continue reading

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Re-Framing Perspectives

By Patrick A. Trottier On Perspective “How we ‘see’ things is what we create.” (Trottier – sometime in the 60s) Throughout the EODC® Platform, one very unique aspect within the overall process is in facilitating people to look at themselves … Continue reading

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Emergent Change vs. Planned Change

Lately, I have read a number of notations about ’emergent change vs. planned change’. I consider the following journal the quintessential and most proficient write-up on ’emergent and planned change’. It brings out the history of change efforts, key distinctions, … Continue reading

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A Living Culture™

© By Patrick Trottier (PT) My thoughts… I often wonder how many organizations truly put the effort into understanding how culture is fundamental to their business success, and how to manifest such to bring their desired culture into the fabric … Continue reading

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Emergent Organizational Development And Emergent Change (EODC)®

By Patrick A. Trottier We know that organizations today are facing a significant increase in the rate of change and greater complexities in the issues, opportunities and challenges they face as regional and global growth is demanded. The purpose of … Continue reading

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The Four Basic Approaches to Consultation – Working With People and Organizations

© By Patrick Trottier The concepts and ideas in the following write-up have been developed from a number of prominent and respected people in the field of OD, especially: Vol. I / II ‘Process Consultation’, Edger H. Schein – 1987, 1988, … Continue reading

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Try ‘OWNERSHIP’! ‘BUY-IN’ Just Doesn’t Make The Grade…

© By Patrick Trottier                “Anytime you, or someone around you, thinks or talks about ‘buy-in’;  Beware! It is a danger signal telling you that your development and implementation process is missing the essential ingredient of involving all who should be … Continue reading

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‘Generative Dialogue’ and Emergent Change

By Patrick Trottier For Download: PDF Version: GenerativeDialogue Introduction Generative and meaningful dialogue is a powerful tool and process to make real change happen. Generative and meaningful dialogue can connect people in ways they have not experienced before on a … Continue reading

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