Frequently Asked Questions
See below for the answers to some common questions about Consensus Change Consulting and organizational development. Feel free to send us your questions about organizational development, speaking and training.
What can we expect from working with Consensus Change Consulting?
You can expect results from a customized approach and action plan. In addition, Maggie Mowery will encourage, challenge and push your organization to be better.
Her personal vision statement is: “I am the fire that fuels others to clarity and purposeful action.”
“You and/or your workforce will become more effective and productive. You have my guarantee,” says Maggie.
How does Consensus Change Consulting help with strategic visioning?
During the strategic planning process, an outside consultant can see issues that you may not because you may be too close to the day-to-day operations. With this objectivity, Consensus Change Consulting can easily focus on strategic visioning. We remain on target with your goals and purpose while also identifying other issues that can hold a company back from being its best. Best business practice suggests that organizations review strategic plans at least once a year to ensure continued alignment with a larger vision.
How does Consensus Change Consulting help with organizational development?
Consensus Change Consulting strives to develop optimized organizations. These businesses and nonprofits are poised for success and ready for anything in today's hyper-speed environment.
Using a Peter Drucker framework and in-depth assessment processes, Consensus Change Consulting will carefully interview key individuals in your organization. With this snapshot of your business, we analyze the information and provide suggestions for moving your business from good to great.
With unified objectives in hand, you choose the next steps. A strong background in coaching as well as organizational development allows Maggie Mowery to lead, assist and facilitate all of this change process.
How do I know if I need an organizational development expert, and what should I look for?
Consensus Change Consulting can help you determine if the organizational development process will help you improve. Many companies experience underlying issues that are revealed in the process. In these situations, Consensus Change Consulting helps you through a four-step process:
- Build the Relationship and Understand the Process
- Define the Direction and Set Goals
- Identify Steps and Tools to Achieve Goals
- Develop and Assist with an Implementation Plan
If other resources are needed, Consensus Change Consulting will provide trusted referrals.
Look for a proven professional with organizational development experience. Find someone you feel comfortable with and that your people can talk to, because honest assessments are based on trusting relationships.
How does training relate to organizational development?
Training of knowledge and skills provides individual managers with good tools, stimulating ideas and action-oriented motivation. Organizational development is the Big Picture view — it makes companies better and more productive as a whole.
Managerial training sessions often uncover insights into dysfunctions that hold companies back from maximum profitability. During a training session, Maggie knows what to look for and can provide an organizational development plan appropriate to your organization.