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EUROPEAN SCOUT REGION
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORE GROUP Academy Session 2011, Paris October 30th and November 1st 2011
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Organisational Development

“Organisational development (OD) is a planned effort to make an organisation more effective and sustainable by involving the people of the organisation in a change process which is based upon a strategic vision that evolves with society and focuses on the Mission of Scouting”

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Workshop @ Academy 2011

 Stephen Peck (UK)

 Matthias Gerth (Switzerland)

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Intro
 Language(s)?  Who are you? (Name, NSO, function, motivation)  What do you expect?  use the post-its  What are the biggest challenges in your Organizations?  write down one to three challenges, beginning with the biggest challenge  How to face challenges?  holistic approach

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Organisational Behaviours in Learning Organisations
 The concept of Learning organisations  O Organisational Behaviours i ti lB h i
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Involving and consulting Flatter organisations Storing and sharing information Encourage learning and development External stimulus Holistic approach to strategy

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Resources  Century 

Euro.Scout.Doc Learning Organisation

An Organisation for the

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Here we are: Organisational Development

“Organisational development (OD) is a planned effort to make an organisation more effective and sustainable by involving the people of the organisation in a change process which is based upon a strategic vision that evolves with society and focuses on the Mission of Scouting”

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Organizational Development in perspective
 Learning organisations and organisational behaviours  Holistic approach  Scouting and Scout method  Strategic Planning Process and supporting disciplines  Effective communication strategy  THE OD MODEL

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The Organisational Development Model ‐ Supporting a Strategic Approach
Project  Management  (throughout)

Strategic Planning Process
Scout Values & Mission
Create Vision Situation Analysis

Change  Management  (throughout)

Governance &  Decision  Making

Decide Strategy Design Organization Managing  Leaders of  Change

Financial  Management &  Planning

Revise  &  Modify

Strategic Plan Openness &  Learning Action Plans Action Plans

Quality in  Scouting

Evaluate &  Review
Review

Plan

Do

Communication Strategy & Plan (from start to end)

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OD Disciplines Strategic planning
 Developing Vision & Strategy  As described in the Strategic Planning Kit (WOSM)  D i i Designing an effective organisation ff ti i ti  Creating processes, roles & responsibilities, job specifications, performance indicators, quality measurements  Managing & controlling successful projects  Agreeing scope, creating work plans, measuring p g progress, reporting p g , p g progress & status, risk , management, closing the project successfully & learning for the next time

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OD Disciplines Project management
 Governance & decision-making  Structures & processes to ensure the organisation successfully delivers on it’s mission & strategic plans it s  Financial management & planning  Processes & tools to ensure finances are used efficiently to support the organisation’s mission & strategic plans  Measuring & improving quality in Scouting  Defining measurements which will have a real impact g p on the quality of the Scouting experience for all stakeholders and systems to track & analyse those so that we become more successful

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OD Disciplines Change management
 Managing change in an organisation  Preparing people for changes in the organisation & setting it up so that the change will be successful g p g  Managing & supporting leaders of change  Preparing people for changes in the organisation & setting it up so that the change will be successful  Applying the Adults in Scouting approach to senior volunteers and to paid staff  Openness & learning in the organisation  How learning can occur across the entire organisation, how lessons learned by some can be shared with others, how we can bring about continuous improvements in our approach & how we can avoid repeating errors unnecessarily
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OD Disciplines Communication
 Preparing & implementing an effective communications strategy  Wh t Wh What, Why, H How, Wh When and to Whom - C d t Wh Considering each id i h of the stakeholders & the nature of the communication which would be effective and useful to them

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Your challenges

 Would this structured approach help to resolve the issues? How?

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Developing a realistic vision

 What is a realistic vision?  Based on what you have learned so far and the case of your own organization, develop a realistic vision statement for the future of your organization  Discuss in small groups

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Support for your organization

 The Organisational Development Core Group  Tailored support: Consulting, workshops, etc.  The library of documents  OD seminar, February 11-12, 2012; venue tba  Needs and strengths analysis, some examples  Q&A

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