Organization behavior and development

The Critical Dialogue blogs and resources for organizations provides you with engaging content focused on organizational behavior and development

Toxic is your work culture?

It is time to STOP living in ‘denial’ “The key to being a good leader is keeping the people who hate you away from those who are still undecided.” HBR describes Culture as “consistent, observable patterns of behavior in businesses”. It affects the way we interact, communicate, and handle one another. Our decision-making processes, our…

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Flexible honesty! – Dishonesty in ‘truth’

Is there something like “Flexible Honesty”? Why do people find it difficult to share significant bad news, when they know that it could lead to corrective action? I don’t remember a time when tempers have not run high after I made the participants in my workshop play the prisoner’s dilemma.  Powerful emotions rise up as…

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WFH – The Loss of Social Capital in Organizations

It’s time that organizations paid attention to the increasing loss of “Social Capital”. In the last 6 months of my consulting work with organizations, the most commonly stated frustration of the senior leadership is ‘attrition’ and the challenges of ‘retention’ post Covid-19 and close to 2 years of WFH. The problem is accentuated as organizations…

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