For your organization to achieve peak performance, it needs
to operate as a smoothly functioning system. And that’s
always a challenge where people are concerned, because people
are all different and like to do things their way.
development is the process of building unity and enhancing
teamwork, so the diverse people function as one united whole,
one team, dedicated to continuous improvement. Lawrimore’s
organization development services include:
• Personality assessments using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
and other scientifically verified tools to help understand
each person’s unique style of thinking, feeling and acting.
The more people’s work roles fit their personality type,
the more effective they will be. These tools are also very
valuable in the hiring process, giving you insight into important
factors which are not observable in a typical interview.
• Enhancing teamwork is a natural extension of personality assessments. Mutual understanding and valuing of differences is important for
an effective work team, just as it is for a sports team. Team
spirit emerges from shared values and purposes which allow
each person to contribute based on his or her strengths.
• Organization design involves restructuring positions, powers
and responsibilities for improved functionality and flexibility.
Many business, government and nonprofit organizations are saddled
with organization designs created for previous centuries. Greater
flexibility is needed for the fast-paced 21st Century, and
evolution rather than revolution allows smoother, more enduring
• Leadership development involves helping each person understand
his or her unique personality characteristics and strengths,
the difference between managing and leading, and practices
needed to lead the organization successfully into the future.
• Organizational unification can be a powerful process for organizations which are merging, changing or
experiencing conflict. Often a lack of mutual understanding
or different personal values drive conflicts. When these values
and perceptions are made more explicit and discussed openly,
differences can be understood and greater harmony achieved.
Of course many other steps are involved.
• Total Success Management combines the most proven-effective
methods of achieving greater business success, drawn from our
extensive 20-year study of the success secrets of market leaders,
as well as relevant dimensions of personal and interpersonal
success, to maximize an organization's success achievements.
Is your organization experiencing internal problems that concern
you? Do you feel your business or team could be better adapted
to the challenges of the fast-changing 21st-Century marketplace?
Contact Lawrimore today for flexible professional assistance.
Use our online contact form or call 704-332-4344.