What is Organisational Dynamics?

Organisational dynamics is a whole systems approach which explores the interactions between an organisations purpose, values, processes, policies, cultures and behaviours. Organisational Dynamics provides learning and insights which underpin the development of a Transformational Culture. A culture which is fair, just, sustainable, inclusive, and high-performing.

The world's first Transformational Culture Hub

More and more organisations are striving to create a fair, just, sustainable, inclusive and high performing culture - a Transformational Culture. The IOD is a driving force behind this change.
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Developing excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution

IOD supports mediators and ADR advocates to develop their practice via high quality continuing professional development (CPD). The IOD has developed a set of professional mediation practice standards to support the continued development of the mediation profession.

Transformational Leadership and HR

The IOD develops and disseminates best practice in transformational leadership and human resources. The IOD offers insights, research and expertise which supports the development of a happier, healthier, harmonious and higher-performing organisation.
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Commissioning, creating and curating world class research

A principal aim of the IOD is to generate and disseminate high quality research, data and evidence to support business leaders, HR professionals and practitioners.
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Welcome to The Institute of Organisational Dynamics

The Institute of Organisational Dynamics (IOD) is a think tank for individuals and organisations who have an interest in the areas of transformational culture; systems thinking; transformational HR & transformational leadership; sustainable business practices; conflict management; alternative dispute resolution (ADR); restorative justice; organisational development; positive psychology; emotional intelligence; principled negotiation; non-violent communication and behavioural science.

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Upcoming Events and Activities at the IOD

We run a number of events across the year, covering a wide range of different topics and delivered by industry experts. Events planned for 2021 cover: HR best practice, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, positive psychology, systems thinking, transformational leadership and many more. During Covid19, IOD events are being delivered online. Face to face events will resume at the IOD head offices in Islington, London as soon as it is safe to do so. These include roundtables, workshops, seminars and the annual IOD conference which runs in November each year. The conference is free to attend for corporate members and discounted by 50% for individual members.

About the IOD

Founded by David Liddle, respected author and CEO of The TCM Group, the IOD is a forum for TCM’s customers and consultants, ADR practitioners, HR and OD professionals, coaches, academics, business leaders, and many others to come together in the spirit of promoting best practice in the development of human and humane working practices and organisational systems.

In a nutshell, The Institute of Organisational Dynamics:

  • Connects people and organisations with each other.
  • Promotes the development of a Transformational Culture within organisations (a fair, just, inclusive and high performing culture). The IOD is the world’s first Transformational Culture Hub.
  • Offers a wide variety of continuing professional development (CPD) events to our members. Many of which are accredited by The CPD Certification Service
  • Creates, curates and commissions research and evidence.
  • Provides a space for TCM’s alumni (course delegates and customers) to learn from each other, to share stories, and to celebrate the benefits of a person-centred and values based organisational culture.
  • Enhances the profile of compassionate and collaborative problem-solving techniques such as mediation, facilitation and restorative justice.
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Benefits of membership

The Institute offers a programme of continuing professional development (CPD) events, workshops and webinars for members. All of our events are run on an open-access basis, either virtually or onsite, or we can come onsite to design and deliver events which are tailored to meet the unique needs of your organisation.

Below are just some of the benefits that the IOD delivers:

  • World class follow up and after care for all customers and delegates.
  • A unique online zone for our delegates to access toolkits and resources.
  • A professional network for TCM Accredited Mediators.
  • Access to high impact Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • Free advice from TCM’s expert consultants.
  • Free or discounted access to a wide range of workshops, webinars, and conferences.
  • A network for organisations who have an Internal Mediation Scheme.
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Member news & events

In addition to our freely available resources, IOD members have exclusive access to a diverse portfolio of training and events, including webinars, CPD sessions and networking events. Members will also receive regular updates via our weekly newsletters which will contain information on key topics, industry relevant articles, research opportunities, upcoming events, recent blogs and more.

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Key myths in HR policy and how to go beyond

Date 15/07/2021 | Times 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Delivery Online via Zoom | Facilitator Gemma Todd
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