ODC Program Activities

ODC Program Activities

Annual Meeting Boston 2023

ODC Division Program Highlights!

We invite you to engage with the ODC division’s rich and vibrant program for the 2023 Annual Meeting. We offer seventeen paper sessions, eight symposia, eight PDWs, and doctoral and junior faculty consortia spread across the conference days. Sessions explore grand challenges, workplace and worker transformations, and fresh advances in ODC theory, research, and practice.

Sessions, workshops, and events intersect with ODC’s commitment to rigor, relevance, and relationships. Join with us to share new knowledge, insights, and questions aimed at developing healthy and humane organizations and communities.

We are pleased to offer ODC Program Highlights:

ODC Distinguished Speaker 2023: Jean Bartunek, Carroll School of Management.

Jean’s scholarship on organizational change, the interface between academics and practitioners, and impactful research is critical to our field, bringing rigor and relevance in abundance. Her talk on “Impact and its Nefarious Impacts, 2023 Edition.” 

Session: 1507

Day: Monday, August 7 
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Back Bay Ballroom B

ODC Inaugural Event: In Conversation with Donald Hambrick and Henry Mintzberg.

We bring together two prominent scholars — Donald Hambrick and Henry Mintzberg — who have contributed to our understanding of organizational development and change. They will converse with each other about the meaning of rigor and relevance and what is the best balance between them in the pursuit of sustained impact over time. Audience members will be able to join in on what should be a very practical, high-impact session on. 

Session: 704

Day: Sunday, August 6 
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Riverway

ODC Division Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony.

Join with the ODC community and celebrate the recipients of the ODC Best Paper, Best Reviewer, and many other awards. Jean Bartunek will give her talk as Distinguished Speaker from 5:00-6:00 pm. The ODC Division Social (session 1552) will follow, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

Session: 1466

Day: Monday, August 7 
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Public Garden

ODC Showcase Symposium

Tackling Grand Challenges Through Responsible Management

Session: 1176

Day: Monday, August 7 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Sheraton, Stuart Room

ODC popular PDWs

Advancing OD&C Through Doctoral Education.

Session: 97

Day: Friday, August 3 
Time: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Riverway

Engage with this vibrant and promising initiative of the ODC Division!

Publishing Inductive Qualitative Research in Prominent Academic Journals

Session: 180

Day: Friday, August 4 
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Constitution Ballroom A

Purpose as a Catalyst: Driving Clarity, Confidence and Commitment to Influence Innovation Capacity

Session: 343

Day: Saturday, August 5 
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Back Bay Ballroom C

Practicing Dialogic OD In a World of Linear Change Frameworks

Session: 400

Day: Saturday, August 5 
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Sheraton, Exeter AB

Join us every day at the ODC table for Meeting, Greeting, and Free Coffee!

Day: Saturday - Tuesday 
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location: Sheraton