Podcast 165 - Level up L&D: Organization development

Not quite L&D, not quite HR, OD sits somewhere in between (or perhaps above?) the two. But what does 'organisation development' actually mean, and what skills do you need to do the job effectively?

Written by Ross Dickie
Published 01 October 2019
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Podcast 165 - Level up L&D: Organization development

This week on the podcast, Ross Dickie and Ross Garner are joined by return guests Julie Drybrough and David D'Souza.

In this episode we discuss: 

  • how OD differs from L&D and HR
  • the skills of a successful OD practitioner
  • the extent to which the name 'organization development' is about internal branding

About the author

Ross Dickie

Ross Dickie

Learning Experience Designer
Ross has been working in L&D since 2015 and is a key member of the instructional design team at Emerald Works. Most of his time is dedicated to writing articles, scoping infographics and contributing to video projects.

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