Posts by John Vogelsang
John D. Vogelsang, PhD, is the Editor in Chief of the OD Practitioner, the quarterly journal of the OD Network He has been working for over 34 years in the areas of leadership capacity building, board development, strategic planning, organizational and leadership transitions, conflict transformation, and strategic restructuring. He serves as a coach for executive directors, senior management teams, and boards, and he has facilitated numerous board and staff retreats and executive director peer learning groups. His clients have included foundations, human service agencies, mental health agencies, community health centers, universities, professional associations, arts organizations, and advocacy groups. He is the Dialogue Project Director for the Queens College/CUNY Center for Ethnic, Racial, and Religious Understanding. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the American University MS program in Organization Development. For two years, he was a visiting professor of nonprofit and NGO management and organizational conflict at the School for International Training Graduate Institute.


Engaging Resistance to Achieve the Change We Want

By | Posted Aug 7, 2014

Too often, as managers and consultants we slip into trying to control or fight resistance. We develop a “change agent-centric […]

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Systems Thinking: Uncover How Your Organization Really Works

By | Posted May 14, 2014

Systems thinking involves seeing the individual event or the individual worker in the larger network of relations that influence what […]

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The Role of Strategic HR

By | Posted Feb 4, 2014

Human Resources is changing. Once relegated to benefits tracking and payroll services, Human Resources (HR) has become a high-quality service […]