Posts by David Jamieson
David W. Jamieson, PhD, is Professor & Department Chair, Organization Learning & Development, College of Education, Leadership & Counseling at the University of St. Thomas. He is also President of the Jamieson Consulting Group, Inc. and a Distinguished Visiting Scholar in other OD programs. He has 40 years of experience consulting to organizations on leadership, change, strategy, design and human resource issues. He is a Past National President of the American Society for Training and Development (1984) and Past Chair of the Management Consultation Division and Practice Theme Committee of the Academy of Management. He was the recent recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award from the Organization Development Network and Chairs the Organization Development Education Association. He received his Ph.D in Management from UCLA, majoring in Organization Design & Development and a BS in Business Administration from Drexel University, with a Behavioral Science minor. He is co-author of The Facilitator's Fieldbook, co-author of Consultation for Organizational Change, and one of the editors of Handbook for Strategic HR: Best Practices in Organizational Development from the OD Network. He can be reached at


A Practical View of Organization Health: Five Core Components to Lead

By | Posted Dec 17, 2014

Is your organization healthy? Organizational health can determine how successful you will be in the future. Dr. David Jamieson is an expert on organizational development, and offers his advice on how to lead your company to sustained health. Read his five core competencies to lead, and what the best practices are to ensure that your organization is productive and effective.

The Power of SELF

By | Posted Aug 22, 2014

What do you do when you’re not sure? Do you freeze, blurt out something, act more confident or controlling, or […]

How HR can be a strategic partner

The 4 Key Aspects to Being a Strategic Partner

By | Posted May 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

With all of the changes in the environment and global context for organizations, the transition to more strategic HR has […]

how to be a strategic hr person

Why Strategic HR Matters Now

By | Posted Mar 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

What is strategic HR? It means using people, processes and systems to organize for and execute on an organization’s strategic […]