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Organizational Culture, Climate, and Accountability: A GordianKnot

There’s been a lot written recently about culture. A shocker to me was the New York Times article by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace” (Aug. 15,2015). The authors write that: the company is “conducting a...

The Power of Brand

This article is about branding and brand. It’s a small part of successfully marketing yourself, but a vitally important one. Maybe it’s the most important factor in being successful as an independent consultant. Why brand is so important There are some 200,000+...

Increasing Accountability in Organizations

A Persistent Problem Managers have wanted to know how to increase accountability forever. Many different approaches have been tried. Managers have been told that their employees need to rise above victimization and their circumstances and take action and ownership....

The Secret to Motivation: Ya gotta keep it movin’

Our goal at Landers and Marks OD Consulting is to educate individuals on the processes of organization development (OD) in order to create change leaders. However, sometimes it is valuable to share information and shed light on concepts not directly related to OD but...

What’s in a Story? Beliefs That are Difficult to Change

Oftentimes when looking into products or services we will seek out the opinions of those that we know and trust. Their feedback into whether or not we ourselves should buy something is held with great esteem. This directly counters the claims set out by mainstream...