Could your business or organization benefit from increased productivity and efficiency? A great way to accomplish these outcomes is through purposeful organizational development.
Organizational development is the practice of planned, systemic change in the beliefs, attitudes, and values of employees for individual and company growth. The purpose of organizational development is to enable an organization to better respond and adapt to industry/market changes and technological advances.
In this post, we are going to talk about some of the direct benefits Organizational Development will have on your business.
1. Increased Communication
Organizational development creates increased communication, interaction, and feedback within an organization. Improving communication aligns all employees with business values and goals. When candid communication exists within an organization, the discussion of weaknesses the needed improvement to overcome those weaknesses becomes safe.
2. Perpetual Improvement
Prioritized organizational development creates an environment of perpetual improvement. Organizational development creates a continuous cycle where strategies are planned, implemented, evaluated, improved and monitored.
3. Employee Development
Organizational development creates an awareness that to meet the demands of market changes and industry demands, employees need to be developed. When employee skills are regularly enhanced with the development of the organization, the company is able to evolve with changing markets.
3. Higher Profit
Through raised productivity and innovation, profits and efficiency are fostered. Costs are reduced by minimizing employee turnover and absenteeism. The shift in culture to one of continuous improvement gives the company an advantage in the marketplace.