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Rousseau's words hold true whether starting up and growing a new venture,
managing organizational and market challenges, or initiating major change.
Personal clarity, vision, "emotional intelligence" and stamina are essential to
succeed. Using process consultation, affirmative inquiry and a "systems
approach" to organizational consulting, MLG consultants address leadership
in the context of organizational relationships, culture and the myriad other
factors that impact leader, team and organization effectiveness.
Clients of MLG consultants have found the following benefits from our work:
Our case studies in organization development are replete with these and other
results. Below is one example of the latter outcome:
when Jeanne so powerfully demonstrated the relationship between our
individual behavior/competence and our organization's effectiveness and
success. We finally 'got it,' i.e., that we as individuals impact the
organization's effectiveness and the organization's culture and systems
impact our effectiveness - we don't live and work in a vacuum!”
dynamics at play and developing mutually agreed-upon goals. This is usually
followed by some combination of customized services, leadership development,
and individual and group coaching. More specifically, our organization
development consultations often contain a combination of the following
duration of the consultation and assess the business and human
issues present through in-depth interviews and/or assessment
We design interventions to bridge identified gaps between current
and desired states and provide process consultation regarding
organizational dynamics, group productivity, decision-making, etc.
Elements included may involve organization and system diagnosis,
organizational redesign, culture change, strategic planning,
experiential learning laboratories, off-site retreats and on-site
needs within organizations as reflected in our case studies. In our
work, team development can be a major part of our overall
organization development efforts or a stand-alone program. Either
of these approaches usually includes intensive team-building retreats
and in-house group coaching occurring over time.
processes for leadership and organization effectiveness and helping
members understand group dynamics and effective conflict
management. We do this through modeling group facilitation, teaching
facilitation skills, and observing and shadowing leaders and teams as
they practice and develop facilitative competencies.
|"Nothing is more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct,
or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the
introduction of a new order of things."