Upcoming Event: 2017 ASIA OD NETWORK – Indonesia
Experience a WOW! Transformation in the LARGEST Asia Organization Development Network
AODN Summit 2017
AODN Summit 2017
Date: 15-17. Nov. 2017
Place: BSD City – Tangerang – Banten, Indonesia
Board of Trustees (Interim,2016)
Mr. Roland Sullivan
Dr. Lee Lu
Dr. John J. Scherer
Dr. Perla Rizalina Tayko
Prof. T. V. Rao
Dr. Tijava Kumar
Ms. Cho Cho Win
Dr. Wustari L. Mangundjaya
*Please note that the Annual Board Meeting, Planning & Elections will be held during the summit on September 23, 2016 from 8am to 9am at Shanghai University of International Business and Economics in Shanghai, China.
We currently do not have any full time office staff.
*We are looking for the following volunteer staff and professional services to help us organize the AODN and GODS.
Editor – Newsletter
The Tenth AODN Summit 2016 was Chaired by Dr. Lee Lu, it is held at Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai, China
The Ninth AODN Summit 2014 Japan
The Eighth AODN Summit 2013 India
The Seventh AODN Summit 2012 Singapore
The Sixth AODN Summit 2011 was Chaired by Dr. Lee Lu, it is held at Business School of Hohai University Nanjing, Jiangsu, P. R. China.
The fourth AODN summit was held between August 19 and 22, 2009 at the Center for Leadership, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) of the Indian School of Business organized by Foundation for Research, Education and Development (FRED). The theme of the Summit was “Fusion of Eastern and Western Principles – Creating Sustainable Development benefiting OD”. Delegates from 33countries approximately numbering 140 have participated in the Summit. The Summit was organized by FRED in collaboration with International OD Association (IODA) and Asia OD Network (AODN). Prof. Udai Pareek the Chairman of FRED gave an introduction on the history of OD in India. The first day Keynote speaker was O. P. Bhatt, Chairman State Bank of India (SBI), in his presentation titled, ‘SBI- The Transformation Story’, recounted how change management transformed a PSU into an exemplary banking institution. In another keynote address, Professor Ram Tenkasi, spoke about the role of contextualization in the effective implementation of large scale planned change. Professor Kaipa gave a keynote address on the topic, ‘Wisdom approaches to igniting the genius within’. Other keynote speeches included “Transformation at the grass root level”, “Building leadership pipeline”, “Corporate lifecycles”, etc. This Summit quests future OD for sustainable development including fusion of cultures, changes in leadership and organization structure, etc. Dr Mohanakrishnan was the Summit Chair and Ms. Vinaya Shetty was the Co- Chair of the summit. Dr. Lee Lu succeeded Dr Mohanakrishnan as a President during the summit. The fifth AODN summit was held between October 27 and 29, 2010 in Ateneo De Manila University, Quezon City of Philippines. The theme of this Summit was “Transforming Asian Organizations towards Global Competitiveness and Sustainability”. The conference included skill building workshops, as well as thematic sessions that feature research and practice of OD in Asia. The conferences also feature interactive sessions designed to allow exchange of ideas and experiences across organizations, sectors and cultures. The keynote speaker is Dr. Christopher Worley.
The Summit focuses on difficulties and challenges in OD, cross-cultural influence in Asian organizations, changes in management roles, etc. The concurrent session had 7 topics, they were: Transforming the academe, Transforming the MNC, Transforming government, Transforming non-profit organizations, Transforming the family business, The individual and change, building communities. The Summit also conducted site visits as part of action learning process, these sites are the Accenture, Gawad Kalinga, IBM, Miriam College, PLDT, Quezon City Hall, and St. Luke’s Medical Center.
The third AODN Summit was held on 1st to 4th October 2008, on the theme “Creating triple-bottom line value: leveraging Asian wisdom and organizational development strategies for sustained success”, at Assumption University of Thailand, at Suvarnabhumi Campus. Chaired by Dr. Kitti Photikitti (Dean, Graduate School of Business) assisted by Dr. Perla Rizalina M. Tayko, one of IODA’s most active members in Asia, is the Program Director of Masters- and Doctor of Management in OD at the Assumption University.
Hundred and thirty five participants, from 17 different countries, were welcomed by Rev. Bro. Bancha Saenghiran (President of Assumption University); Rev. Bro. Martin Komolmas (President Emeritus of AU and IODA member); Mr. Wirat (President of the Assumption Business and Administration College Alumni Association); and by Mohan and Perla themselves. The Conference Chair was Dr. Kitti Photikitti. Two videos were presented, one by John Scherer (also IODA member) on the theme ‘The organizational tree: roots to the fruits. On the shoulders of giants;’ the other by Marvin Weisbord on the theme ‘The past, present and future of OD in the World.’ Some of the long list of speakers were Dr. Sandra Janoff from Future Search; Dr. Nitaya Neranartkomol ; Mr. Fred Miller; Dr Pauline Arneberg; Mr. Roland Sullivan with his MMOD Students of ABAC, Mr. Douglas O’Lgoughlin, Mr. Jumbhot Chuasai and Dr. Rosalina O. Fuentes, together with doctoral graduates from the the Southeast Asia Interdisciplinary Development Institute (SAIDI). Finally the plenary sessions were interspersed with concurrent sessions on the subthemes Capability, Leadership and Transformation. Only a few of its facilitators can be mentioned: Dr. Lee Lu from China; Dr. Aiay Nangalia from India; Dr Sandra L. Gill from the USA and Dr. Regina Hechanova from the Philippines.
The second AODN Summit was held on Shenyang, China.
The 1st Global OD Summit was conceived by Prof. Udai Pareek, Mr. Vasudevan and Dry R Mohanakrishnan in Mysore India, understanding the need for OD teachers and professionals to have a platform to share and learn OD in Asia. Hence the Summit was organized with the slogan and logo of “Networking for Knowledge Sharing”. The summit was held in the historical city Mysore, India in collaboration with leading IT Services Company Infosys and Indian Applied Behavioral Science (ISABS). The AODN was launched on the 21st of September 2006 in the Infosys campus in Mysore, announced by Mr. Vasudevan, paving the way for first ever Asian Network for OD professionals. The OD Guru, Prof. Udai Pareek, inaugurated the summit and was the Summit Mentor. The industry leaders Mr. Mohandas Pai, Venu Srinivasan were on the panel discussions. Rane Group Chairman Mr. Lakshman was the keynote speaker on the day one and John Cook from US shared his view on Philanthropy. Dr Mohanakrishnan assumed the role of Founder President of Asia OD Network.