Facilitation

Facilitating Dialogic OD Intervention in Era of VUCA

The world is becoming more complex, unpredictable, and interdependent. Change is emerging and becomes more emotional. Problems related to change cannot be solved simply by technical solutions but require people to adapt themselves. Therefore, organizational development (OD) requires not only research-based diagnosis, but also more human-centric dialogues to realize the meaning of change. With a dialogic OD approach, OD consultants facilitate self-organizing in the group to generate discourses, narratives, stories, images, and symbols to construct meanings of the change(Bushe & Marshak, 2015). This dialogic approach shifts…
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December 22, 2020
Facilitation

To Train or To Facilitate

Both facilitation and training are two common learner-centered approaches in human and organizational development. However, there is a misconception that they share the same meaning and can be used interchangeably. In this article, we would like to distinguish the difference between facilitation and training and leverage their characteristics into integrated learning solutions design. Difference between Training and Facilitation According to the Association for Talent Development (ATD), "training supports learner's needs to ensure effective learning and improved workplace performance" while "facilitation supports processes and teams by developing…
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December 22, 2020