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OD Consultants

Organizational Development Consultants (OD Consultants) deliberately plan, organization-wide effort to increase an organization's effectiveness and/or efficiency and/or to enable the organization to achieve its strategic goals. OD Consultants promote organizational readiness to meet change, and foster a systemic learning and development strategy intended to change the basics of beliefs, attitudes and relevance of values, and structure of the current organization to better absorb disruptive technologies, shrinkingor exploding market opportunities and ensuing challenges and chaos.

It is worth understanding what OD is not. It is not training, personal development, team development or team building, human resource development (HRD), learning and development (L&D) or a part of HR although it is often mistakenly understood as some or all of these. OD Consultants are interventionists who are about change that involves people - but OD Consultants also develop processes, systems and structures. The primary purpose of OD Consultants is to develop the organization, not to train or develop the staff.