2021: A Call for Resilience

John Bennett/ January 5, 2021/ Change, Organization Development/ 1 comments

Without a doubt, 2020 was the most challenging year for most of us. We witnessed a global health pandemic resulting in quarantines, hospitalizations, health resource shortages, deaths, record-speed development and deployment of vaccines, polarizing elections, racial injustices, economic highs and lows, unemployment rise, businesses shuttered, education systems pivoting to provide remote teaching and learning … I could go on, and

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What Would Charlie Seashore Say?

John Bennett/ November 24, 2020/ Events, Facilitation, Organization Development/ 0 comments

Join me December 1, as part of Fielding University’s Giving Day December 1 is Fielding’s Giving Day. Brought to you by the Office of Development on behalf of Fielding and their students, are several events to share the impact of philanthropy on Fielding’s programs. The virtual events are designed for all members of the Fielding community. Everyone is welcome: students,

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CALL FOR ARTICLES: In an Era of Transformative and Traumatic Disruptions…What Can OD Bring?

John Bennett/ June 29, 2020/ Organization Development, Publications/ 0 comments

Articles will be featured in Organization Development Review Special Issue (March–April 2021)  I’m honored to be one of the guest editors for this special issue of Organization Development Review. Click here for original printing in ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT REVIEW Vol. 52, No. 2, 2020 We have been experiencing what living in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world (VUCA) looks and

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