Dr. Naomi Stanford, a leading organization design practitioner, teacher, and author of 6 books, just successfully got certified by the Organization Design Community’s unique program that aims to certify the true professionals within the field of organization design. In her article dedicated to the ODC certification program, Naomi reports that
”…the certification process focused my mind on what matters in my OD work, encouraged me to reflect on my OD practice, and provided a lovely review point of the highs and lows in my recent OD career.”
The full Naomi's article can be accessed here.
We wish to congratulate Naomi for becoming a certified organization design professional and, in this way, contributing to an effort to professionalize organization design. We encourage those who have what it takes to also become the true OD professionals to apply for this certification following the link below!
Become a Certified Organization Design Professional!
This new and updated third edition of Organization Design looks at how to (re)design an organizational system in order to increase productivity, performance and value. This edition has an enhanced international focus, and includes new material on organization design theories, the role of leaders, public sector organizations, and evaluation. Find out more about itas voucher codes here.
The Journal of Organization Design welcomes submissions to a Special Collection of articles focused on 'Corporate Headquarters in the 21st Century'.
The deadline is the 31st of October 2018.
Find out more information and in the pdf document.
'Analyzing competing demands in organizations: a systematic comparison' is a research paper published just today!
Read more about it here.
By: Medhanie Gaim, Nils Wåhlin, Miguel Pina e Cunha and Stewart Clegg
The ODC Annual Conference 2018 is approaching! Make sure to register yourself on time as the spaces are limited.
The updated agenda as well as a registration link for the event can be found by clicking here.
New Certification Program enables you to distinguish yourself as an organization design professional
It is now possible to become a Certified Organization Design Professional through our newly founded Certification Program.
The vision for the program is to enable individuals to distinguish themselves in the market as organization design professionals; thereby creating value for the certified individuals as well as clients looking for skilled professionals with relevant educational and practical experience.
More information click here.
A new research paper from Richard M. Burton and Børge Obel with title 'The science of organizational design: fit between structure and coordination' can be found here.
An article with the title 'Editorial Vol. 7' in now available on the JOD website.
Authors: Børge Obel, Charles Snow, John Joseph and Metin Sengul
The article discusses post-merger integration (PMI) and the trade-off between the economic benefits and costs that arise when organizations merge under a new organizational structure and reconfigure their businesses and resources.
Find it here.
By: Julia Bodner and Laurence Capron
JOD has had a very successful year so far in 2017. The journal is publishing at a rate of at least one article per month, a requirement for obtaining an impact factor in the future. The Organization Zoo series is attracting attention, and several recent articles have received a large number of hits shortly after publication. Springer’s efforts to market JOD are paying off. Further, the number of citations is growing including many Web-of Science citations. JOD is doing particular well for a new Opens Access Journal. We encourage you to read JOD, and if you write a design-related paper, please consider submitting it to JOD.
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