Top managers that concentrate on total organization development to position their organizational systems for sustainable high performance would be creating the future of their organizations in business.
Total organization development involves making all key organizational systems the best they could be and facilitating actualizing human attributes to deliver high-performance. This is the concept of total organizational poise development—which underpins total organizational development, and it is the ultimate corporate challenge for
top managers who are passionate about sustaining long-run organizational leadership and performance.
Total organization development is to imaginatively foster the effective synergy of excellence of people's actualizing attributes and excellence in the facets and interfaces of organizational and business systems for high performance.
When last did you undertake an organizational development project or an organization intervention program? Let's consider two scenarios.
If you undertook an organizational development project at least over 24 months ago, consider these questions.
...imaginatively foster the synergy of excellence of people's actualizing attributes
and excellence in organizational or systems for sustainable high performance.
Issues and considerations—such as the foregoing—underpin the model, quality and thrust of organizational development. They underpin the need to embrace 'total organization development'—which translates to fostering effective synergy of people's actualizing attributes and excellence of organizational systems and facets—together with their functional interdependencies—for high performance.
Total organizational development involves exploring and nurturing the total poise of all organizational systems and subsystems for ultimate high performance. It helps businesses position the intrinsic personal drivers (e.g., attributes, attitudes, talents, and skills), organizational (or corporate) vectors (e.g., mission, vision, values, ground rules, and processes) and external facilitators (e.g., methods, technologies, and tools) to be fit for purpose and be the best they could be.
Total organization poise means having all organizational systems and human attributes in actualized conditions for effective organizational synergy and having harmonious, transformational functional interdependencies of people and organizational systems—which position a business to achieve a vision of high-performance and leadership. The ultimate challenge facing top management in a pulsating business environment is how to achieve and sustain maintain total organizational poise for breakthrough performance.
The truth is that the nature of today's competition is beyond technology, but what drives technology, creativity and innovations: the superior essence of the human mind and character. This is where the competition would be—and is being—won or lost!
Top managers need to explore and address total organizational development for their ultimate business mandate—that of creating the future of their businesses today.