What we’re reading

ODA Committee Member Meredith Crowe has been appreciating the work of Kim Scott. Following her insightful work on ‘Radical Candor,’ Kim has developed another framework ‘Just Work‘. Read more on Kim Scott’s “Just Work”       From ODA Vice President Kaliopi Tsousis: Many of you will remember our February 2020 evening with Professor Gervase Bushe on Dialogic OD. He …

Diversity and Inclusion

March event review – Diversity & Inclusion – Bias in Organisations

When we ask our members what topics they would like to see in ODA events, one theme that often comes up is diversity and inclusion. For our March event, we explored this topic through stories and experiences. Our guest, Ieta D’Costa is a radiation oncologist, and PhD candidate researching attitudes to indigenous Australians within our health system. Ieta’s work, and …

ODA october event

October Event Review: Insights into the impact of the coronavirus crisis on employee experience – and what to do about it!

The Stats tell the story! On 28th October at 6.30 we all settled into our favourite nook of the house to tune into ODA via zoom. A wonderful outcome of our regular Zoom events is that our collective voice is growing, with regulars from regional Victorians, New South Wales and beyond. Our friendship circle is growing.   Our guest speaker …

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2020 AGM: Leadership Group Report

Our 2020 AGM was held as part of the September event. If you missed it, you can find out more about the last 12 months of ODA in our Leadership Group Report (click to view PDF). Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the ODA community over the past year, and special thanks to those who have volunteered their time …

September Event Review – Asking Better Questions with Lindsey Tighe

Our event began with Lindsay sharing the premise on which her work is based. Lindsay believes that we all have far more capability than we realise, and that one of the great inhibitors to us fulfilling our potential is the way we communicate with each other. A contributor to this is that many of us do too much ‘telling’. We …