Qualifications of our OD Consulting Team
Each member of our Consulting Team is degree qualified and most have post-graduate qualifications in Organisational Development, Organisational Design, Business, Management or HRM related areas. Three of our team have PhDs which have strong relevance to the delivery of Organisational Development Consultancy Services and we are proud that they combine a pragmatic approach with their theoretical understanding. Lyn’s Cundy’s PhD involved qualitative research into Organisational Commitment and identified the organisational relationships, processes and structures that elicit employee engagement and commitment. Angela Bryan’s focus was on the social rules governing communication in organisations. Ron Passfield used action research to evaluate the organisational outcomes achieved through an action learning program which he designed and facilitated for the University of Queensland. He developed a model to guide organisational and cultural change through action learning. The program focused on developing innovation and leadership development.
Organisational Development Interventions – Public and Private Sector Organisations
Wide range of interventions in diverse organisations including strategic planning, team building, organisational communication, training, evaluations (e.g. shift work), program review, program redesign, implementation of computer systems and design of feedback mechanisms.
Implementation of Teleworking – Government Information Office (Dept of Public Works)
Implementation of Teleworking in Qld Government agencies. Role included:
- Research & develop resource materials for training managers in management of telework and teleworkers;
- Contribution to resource workbook for managers to be used across Qld Govt
- Joint facilitation of 3 pilot workshops
Developed website to share outcomes of research including videos, webfeeds, case studies & links
Organisational Development and Capacity Building – Vocational Education and Training Sector (ANTA & VET)
Provided National Change Manager (4 years) for the implementation of online learning in the VET Sector nationally. Project involved mentoring senior managers in developing whole-of-organisation, change management plans to build online learning capacity in TAFE Colleges. Also provided workshops and a blog for a network of flexible learning leaders in schools, TAFE Colleges and Training Organisations throughout Queensland.
Organisation Design – Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)
Review structure & resourcing of Brisbane Region, recommend changes to staff numbers, structure, roles and classifications
Organisation design – Department of Mines and Energy (DME)
Review structure & resourcing of Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate and Explosives Inspectorate. Recommend changes to staff numbers, structure, roles and classifications.
Leadership Restructuring – Queensland Ambulance Service
Review leadership structure in South Eastern Region (Gold Coast, Logan & Ipswich Areas) and develop alternative model. Progressive implementation with final report summarising outcomes.
Strategic Review – Office of Fair Trading
Strategic Review of Trade Measurement function with recommendations re future directions, structure, resourcing, recruitment, training and operations. Development of Role Descriptions for new structure and facilitation of recruitment processes.
Training Structure Review – Queensland Ambulance Service
Review Brisbane Training Unit with recommendations re structure, resourcing & recruitment. Development of Role Descriptions for new structure.
Organisation Restructure – Brisbane City Council
Design of new structure for Business Support functions in River City Technology (precursor to iDivision). Development of Role Statements for roles across the Division, facilitation of classification processes including benchmarking, coordination of recruitment.
Executive Leadership Structure Review – Queensland Audit Office
Review of Executive Leadership structure, development of new Role Descriptions, facilitation of classification review for SES roles.
Outsourcing Business Case – Australian National Training Authority
Prepared and presented business case for outsourcing of payroll and project managed implementation of employee self-service.