The Dragon Principles Programs
In today’s complex world adaptability and resilience are the hallmarks of effective teams. Navy SEAL teams, surgical teams, and flight deck teams have been documented as more effective and safer in environments of increasing complexity because they are now extensively and intensively trained in the development of mutual trust, efficient communication, collaboration, and commitment to purpose.
You can achieve the same for your teams. The Dragon Principles programs delivers the depth of understanding and skill needed
Not too long ago I was having dinner with a client in the midst of a project that was going well. At some point my client looked up at me and said, “I’m glad you’re not one of those OD people.” After recovering from my surprise, we had a good discussion about what OD is and isn’t. Here is a summary of that discussion.
Organization development is the most powerful technology we have for managing change in human systems. Yet, that focus on human systems, which is the heart of OD’s power, is also its problem. OD is misunderstood and misrepresented most often because Westerns in general to not see or understand human systems.
A system is anything with a variety of interconnected components that are dependent on each other to achieve the purpose of the system. The system, likewise, is dependent on the functioning of each component.