The Organizational Development Muse

Process vs Product revisited

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

For some time now we’ve been making a distinction between Process and Product when it comes to consulting:

  • Product diagnoses and tells. Process listens and helps.
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Topics: identifying adaptive change, society for process consulting, consulting as a process, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, process vs. product, process consulting, process vs. sales

Management/Leadership Distinction

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

How does one lead without micromanaging, most especially when there is such high risk of liability/failure/ethical compromise?  What distinction can be drawn, really, between that of Management and Leadership, when it comes to function?

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Topics: society for process consulting, Executive peer-based advising, executive leader development, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Process Consultation, leadership communication

Scapegoating

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Recent work with a client led to developing these thoughts on the act of scapegoating. 

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Topics: society for process consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Change Management, pervasive change, adaptive change, social change, group process, process consulting, Process Consultation