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Organisational Development (OD) Network

The Organisational Development (OD) Network is a thriving community of OD Practitioners in our region.

We host four events a year to bring the Network together and work collaboratively on a particular theme. We welcome new members, see contact details below for further information. 

About the OD Network

In 2014, Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy asked Mayvin to support this work and workshops were held involving OD colleagues within the region.

The workshop discussions centred on what this group of practitioners felt were the key issues they faced when doing OD in their organisations and the Yorkshire and Humber region. 

In light of these issues the discussion sought to develop some principles to help Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy design a future OD network/programme offer.

The principles agreed were:

  • Create a sense of community
  • Help the community to see itself
  • Be locally resourced and supported
  • Appreciate the context
  • Share practice stories
  • Be generous with resources (reciprocity)
  • Become a contained space for practitioners

While there was definitely an appetite to refresh and revitalise the OD network, a variety of options for provision were identified.  Additionally, there was recognition that other networks existed with a more local emphasis and an improvement focus but that the various groups had limited opportunity to share experience, learning, identify areas for possible collaboration or access support for professional and personal development.  We recognise that some time has elapsed since these various discussions and we are also conscious that there remains an appetite for such a space to maintain our practice.

For further information contact: Amy Makler

This Page was last updated on: 23 October 2017

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