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The Human-Centered Organization: OD’s Role in Bringing Radical Humanity to the Workplace


Presented by: Maya Townsend In November 2022, an international group of business leaders and thinkers asked: “What are organizations centered around?” The answers were telling: Leaders. Operations. Profit. Customers. Managers. Money. Notably missing from the list were purpose, human well-being, learning, and growth. Many of today's organizations replicate the Taylorist model, which believes employees are tools to be used, not ... Read more »


Emotions Welcome!: Deep Democracy’s Approach to Conflict Resolution

George Mason University, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution 3434 Washington Blvd, Arlington

      Presented by: Maya Townsend; Ipek Utun Many conflict resolution methods assume that people are logical, rational human beings. We are. But we're also emotional, irrational, and sometimes unpredictable. The Lewis Deep Democracy technique is designed to engage the entire human being -- their logic and their emotion, their rationality, and their irrationality -- in the conflict resolution ... Read more »

$25 – $340

Human Centered Organizations: A Call for Radical Humanity at Work

Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Ave, Boston

      The 48th Annual Convention & Expo is Sold Out General registration is now closed. For information about joining the waiting list please contact us: Presented by: Maya Townsend, Founder and Lead Consultant, Partnering Resources, LLC We will explore what organizations could look like if we truly centered our businesses around human dignity, learning, and well-being. We ... Read more »

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