Organizing with Purpose. . .

Why this for our 2022 theme?

In this new era of stakeholder capitalism, leaders are increasingly operating for optimized performance and positive impact, supported by better measurement tools and technology. How can designers contribute to leaders’ efforts to align purpose, impact, and organizational performance?In the last several years the purpose of organizations has been challenged to evolve in times of high disruption.  Employees, customers, suppliers, investors, and other stakeholders are looking for intangible assets and sustainable brand value. Join us at our April 2022 conference at the historic Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky where we will explore themes related to purpose and positive impact:

  • How is work changing or how does work need to change?
  • What is the new “company-stakeholder contract” and how does design contribute?
  • What are the practical implications of designing for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals?
  • What is the impact on business outcomes when we design for purpose?

Join us at the historic

Brown Hotel

in downtown Louisville, KY

Conference Rates:
 – $179+tax (Deluxe)
–  $199+tax (Luxury)
(based on availability thru 3/19/22)

Staying Safe at the Conference During the Pandemic

We are excited to be once again hosting our conference in-person in addition to providing engaging virtual components for those unable to travel this year.

 

The ODF will be following CDC guidelines to ensure everyones safety.

The organizing committee are working with local authorities and monitoring the changing COVID-19 landscape we will list specific important safety practices when confirmed.

Please review the current CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Wikipedia

 

Keynote Presentations

We are in the process of finalizing our agenda and sessions with our speakers. We will keep this page updated over the coming weeks.

The Repurposing of Organization Design

Stu Winby

Purpose and environmental, social, and technological issues represent critical challenges for both the organization design practitioner and executive. Current shifts in organization design are discussed, and specifically the emerging new role of the design practitioner.

OD in DAO? Early Observations About Distributed Autonomous Organizations from an Organization Designer

Sarah Sonnenfeld

What are Distributed Autonomous Organizations (DAOs)? And how might we as organization designers be experimenting in this highly emergent space?

Moving from Strategy as Stated to Strategy as Practiced

Reed Deschler & Todd Christian

Successful organization redesign efforts connect marketplace promises to design choices. Explore ways organizations and leaders are working to align their organization choices and decision making with their marketplace intentions.

Peer Workshops

We are in the process of finalizing our agenda and sessions with our speakers. We will keep this page updated over the coming weeks.

Investors Driving Action: ESG as An Organizational Growth Imperative

Dan Lamp, Molly Maymar, Leah Waterhouse, and Julie Porskjær

Authentic commitment to lasting environmental, social, and governance impact is critical for corporate credibility. This session will focus on the unique challenge of designing an ESG function into the operating model.

Using Role Identity to Design for Purpose

Cole Jackson / Julian Chender

Designing a purpose-driven organization requires balancing shared and individual identity. This interactive session will introduce new ways to think about and design for roles with a unique focus on roles as drivers of individual and organizational purpose.

Navigate Organization Design Implementation and Change With Data & Analytics

Angie Keister, Neelima Paranjpey

Data and analytics is changing the way we do business. Are your Organization Design efforts leveraging this science? In this session we will introduce you to a method for using data & analytics to navigate the organization changes required to deliver the organization design and achieve business outcomes.

Designing for Inclusive Stakeholder Capitalism: The Co-Creation of Mutual Value

Toni Racco, Susan Donnan, Bernard Mohr

We will explore the design implications when a corporation chooses to shift from a Shareholder To Stakeholder model. Design implication include working aligning corporate purpose, business model/strategy and operating model.

Designing Purpose into Politics: A Participatory Case Study

Julian Chender – KatesKesler/Accenture and Christopher Carroll

In this session we will take an Action Learning approach and challenge participants to design a purpose-driven elected office while working within the confines of the inherent system.

Intentional Design: Organization Design for Employee Well-being

Kavitha Reddy, Charles Gray, Tamara Schult

The Department of Veterans Affairs is piloting the ability for employees to participate in self-care activities while at work. This pilot set aside 1-hour of protected time for employees to engage in self-care. The results of this pilot will be discussed making important linkages to how managers/organizations support employees’ health and well-being.

Using Purpose Archetypes to Inform Purpose-Driven Design

Kiersten Rippeteau

Help get your organization on a practical path to purpose-driven. Join us to discover your organization’s purpose archetype and explore the design and operations implications behind it.

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Discounted Early Registration: 2022 Early Bird Conference Ticket

This discounted early bird ticket includes full registration to the ODF 2022 Conference, Organizing with Purpose which will be held in Louisville, KY on 12-14 April 2022.
The conference will be held at the Brown Hotel in downtown Louisville.
Early bird pricing will end on March 1 so take advantage of the discounted pricing while you can!
Plus, this early bird ticket will allow you to nurture your connection with the global org design community with one year of European ODF membership and other ODF events:
    • Monthly Curated Content Newsletter (CCN), your dose of the freshest org design content
    • Global Org Design Trends, a monthly peer conversation on the CCN articles
    • Access to (members-only) Knowledge Base, extensive library of resources
    • Discount on EODF Org Design Masterclasses and Conference

* Important note. These benefits are offered via membership of our partner association European ODF. The ticket gives you a year of EODF membership, valued at $72. You will be provided with a code and link at the time of the conference; you must register separately.


Staying Safe at the Conference During the Pandemic

We are excited to be once again hosting our conference in-person in addition to providing engaging virtual components for those unable to travel this year.

The ODF will be following CDC guidelines to ensure everyones safety.

The organizing committee are working with local authorities and monitoring the changing COVID-19 landscape we will list specific important safety practices when confirmed.

Please review the current CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Wikipedia

$1,495.00

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Appreciation for our Community Sponsors

Accenture’s Talent & Organization (T&O) / Human Potential practice helps shape the organization and workforce agenda for our clients. As a part of our global portfolio, we have a robust operating model and org design offering that has been super charged with the inclusion of Kates Kesler. Together, we help our clients align their strategy and operating model to stay competitive and grow beyond traditional core business.

 

Visit our T&O/Human Potential practice, our Operating Model offering and our new org design book Network, Scaled and Agile.