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Designing an Accountable Software Development Organization Part 1: Tenets, Mission, and Principles

All too often the word “accountability” is associated with the word “blame” when used in the context of software development organizations. In these situations, the software development organization was viewed as somehow failing to meet the business need. 1,315 more words

Technology Leadership

Solution Saturday - 10 Ways to Build Vulnerability into Culture

Faking drains, but vulnerability ignites.

I often encouraged audiences to embrace the power of vulnerability. During the Q&A at a recent presentation one participant asked how to build vulnerability into his organization. 292 more words

Leadership Development

If it walks like retaliation and looks like retaliation...

It happens. An employee we thought we knew, understood, and with whom we thought we had common ground – blindsides us with behaviors directed at us. 705 more words

Organizational Communication


At my office, we are in the midst of our annual planning. This may be annoying to some, but I find this exercise kind of fun! 223 more words

Personal Development

Research: Grounded, Emergent and Trustworthy for Complex Environments

Grounded Theory is ideal for complex environment that need flexible, evolving, iterative and trustworthy research frameworks. I have used grounded theory on numerous development research projects and found it to be a powerful concept. 782 more words

Grounded Theory

3 Top Tips For Building Team Unity

How Well Do You Know Your Team?

If you were asked to give facts about the personal lives of those you lead, would you be able to do it?  531 more words


An Emotionally Intelligent Approach to Developing Emotional Competencies ODN of WNY October 2015 Meeting

Organization Development Network of Western New York (ODN of WNY) October 2015 Meeting Announcement
An Emotionally Intelligent Approach to Developing Emotional Competencies
Todd Nielson of Matrix Insights… 423 more words
Organizational Development