Studying Creative Workers

[We’re pleased to welcome author Dr. Holly Patrick of Edinburgh Napier University. She recently published an article in Management Learning entitled "Nested tensions and smoothing tactics: An ethnographic examination of ambidexterity in a theatre," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Patrick briefly describes her motivations for this research and … Continue reading Studying Creative Workers

How To Act Like An OD Professional

What can organizational development (OD) professionals learn  from theatre actors? In her article "Borrowing From Professional Theatre Training to Build Essential Skills in Organization Development Consultants," published on November 1, 2012 in The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Leslie Stager Jacques of Massey University "explores the relationship between the interpersonal skills required by professional actors … Continue reading How To Act Like An OD Professional