Current abilities to be an effective OD practitioner
For an organization, an effective OD (organizational development) practitioner has the competencies of excellent intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, general consultation ability in terms of the ability to manage the consulting process, and some understanding of organization development theory or fundamentals including research skills. In other words, he or she has the mixture of personality traits, experience, knowledge and skills needed to lead the OD process. Discuss why each of these is important to the OD process.
REAL LIFE APPLICATION: Discuss yourself in terms of your current abilities to be an effective OD practitioner, based on the different competencies required. What are your strengths and where are your opportunities for improvement? How can you further develop your opportunities for improvement?