Sensitivity training

The most commonly used Organizational Development intervention is sensitivity training. It is called laboratory training as it is conducted by creating an experimental laboratory situation in which employees are brought together, in groups, to interact in an unstructured environment. The members are encouraged to interact with new members and new individual behaviors.   The objectives…

Be passionate

After he had lost the vice-presidential nomination to Estes Kefauver in 1956, Kennedy flew to Europe to rest.   He was basking in the sun at his father’s rented Riviera home when Michael Canfield, former husband of Jackie Kennedy’s sister, lee, came by.   Canfield asked jack why he wanted to be president. His eyes…

Curiosity and Ideas

An American news paper man tracked the curies down to the remote cottage in Brittany where they were vacationing. He found a rather dowdy woman sitting outside the floor.   Are you the house keeper? He began. “YES”   “Is your mistress inside?” “NO”   Will she be back soon?” “I don’t think so.”   The reporter…