Want to know what's on your people's minds? It literally pays to ask them. Every single time, you'll learn things that will help you run your organization more productively, more efficiently, and more compliantly.
Does your organization's culture advance or undermine your mission? Is your climate one that empowers or undercuts your employees or other constituents, or segments thereof?
As Organizational Development (OD) experts, ModernThink can help you find out and, if warranted, make data-driven course corrections.
Need a roadmap for your organization's success? No matter your size, industry or location, your journey will begin and end with your people. That's where we come in.
As Organizational Development (OD) experts, we help you unleash the power of your people and eliminate barriers to their success. We do so through a continuous process of assessment, analysis, action planning and measurement.Click below for more information about each of the industries in which we specialize.
Founded in 2004, ModernThink is an organizational development and management consulting firm with particular expertise in improving workplace quality, stakeholder engagement and overall outcomes. We help leaders take their businesses from Good to Great.
Our work is strongly anchored by our mission to change the world one workplace at a time. We partner with a wide range of organizations ranging from small companies to entire state university systems to law firms of varying sizes to large hospital systems to others.
We help each client understand employees’ and other stakeholders’ perceptions of its organization’s leadership , policies and practices, and day-to-day environment. Ultimately, working with ModernThink, our customers transform their culture and climate into sustainable competitive advantages.
Our core competency is helping organizations assess and then improve their culture and climate. During the assessment phase, we gather feedback from key stakeholders including organizational leadership, employees, and other stakeholders including students, patients and/or customers. We then provide detailed feedback on our findings including:
Our ultimate goals are to recommend a path forward based on your organization’s specific results, start strategic planning to address key areas and help you implement best practices to improve your culture and climate.
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ModernThink's Managing Partner Eileen Edmunds will be speaking at the Greater Oregon Chapter of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) on How to Be a Great Place To Work, sharing data from ModernThink and The Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges To Work For program.