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Book your place at the Cape Town OD Corner with Izelda Swanepoel

Deep Democracy: transforming organisations into communities     Izelda Swanepoel (MBA)is the founder and director of Chiaro Business Transformation, a consulting firm that specialises in creating community within the workplace. Chiaro works closely with businesses to address
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Message from Mike Truelock, Chairperson SAODN.

It is time to communicate some key changes within the SAODN and update you all on deliberations being undertaken by your Board of Directors. Firstly, it is my pleasure to announce that Roshon Omar has been appointed to succeed Lucille Greeff as MD of the SAODN. Roshon was one of the f
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Invitation to participate in a global research project

Global Research Project “Research is creating new knowledge.” – Neil Armstrong Participate until July 10, 2018 In September 2017 we were privileged to host Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge as a keynote speaker at the IODA Flourish conference here in SA. Her session was inspiring and thought
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Call for Volunteers!

We are excited for the year ahead and this is our first call in 2018 for volunteers to contribute to the continued growth of the OD profession in South Africa and Africa. The Learning Director and Convenor roles are designed around the principle of micro-volunteering, so it asks a bit
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Conference Programme

We will be showcasing 12 collaborators, hosting seven different during conference sessions this week, with more to follow over the next four weeks. Take a look at these amazing collaborators from all corners of the globe and the amazing experience they represent. This week we would li
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News – March 2017

2017 thus far 2017 kicks off with a new team of conveners and long time supporters. In this newsletter you can meet them and get an idea of what lies ahead this year. It is also the year we co-host our Annual Conference Flourish! with the International Organisation Development Associa
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Making Sense of Organisational Dynamics

Making sense of Organisational Dynamics OD as an ongoing conversation with compulsively-communicating organisations How do organisations “speak” to OD practitioners? How do OD practitioners make sense of this on-going conversation? How do stories, documents, artworks and buildings sha
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Effective Teamwork – Holy Grail or realistic aim?

Effective Teamwork – Holy Grail or realistic aim? Teams are like Ferrari’s; they can be wonderful ride and produce amazing results but to keep operating at their best they need regular attention.  In today’s business environment the challenges facing team members and managers are nume
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Team Innovation and Serious Play

Team Innovation and Serious Play The SAODN invites you to come out and play! In today’s fast-moving world, innovation and creativity are not only in demand, but expected in almost all teams… and yet we still struggle to define and measure the magic that leads to true breakthroughs. As
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