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About Us.

INSPIRED BY DIFFERENCE.

Leadership & Organization Dynamics develops custom talent management solutions for leaders and organizations, optimizing people capabilities and aligning workforce talent to increase employee engagement and drive organization success.

The LOD approach is based on core assumptions about organizations:

  • People bring individual talents, motivations, and values to the organization
  • People work in teams and groups to accomplish goals
  • Leaders provide vision, direction and structure and build cultures that motivate and engage associates
  • There is a dynamic interplay between leadership, team effectiveness, individual engagement, and business outcomes.

Each organization is different and unique in terms of people, strategy, culture, and leadership. Leadership & Organization Dynamics provides a customized approach in service design and delivery, starting with understanding your specific business needs and tailoring programs and services to enable your success.

Caroline PikeDr. Caroline Pike is President and Owner of Leadership & Organization Dynamics. She focuses on aligning organization structure, culture, and talent with strategy to achieve organization goals. With over 20 years of experience in leadership and organization development, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and insight which she brings to each assignment.

Caroline’s background includes consulting, managerial and executive roles in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, energy, financial services, telecommunications, and education. She has been on the faculty of Washington University of St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Thomas More College, and Ithaca College, and has worked as an independent organization effectiveness consultant and executive coach with various organizations in health care, telecommunications, and education.

Through these experiences, she has developed a keen sense of the dynamic interconnectedness of people, culture and leadership in organizations. She brings a systems perspective to her work that builds synergy among these components and enables individuals and organizations to achieve their highest levels of performance.

Caroline earned the Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from North Carolina State University, the M.A. in Psychology from University of Louisville, and a B.A in General Psychology from University of Kentucky.

She is on the Board of Directors for Louisville Visual Art, and also enjoys hiking, cycling and sailing in her spare time.

View Caroline’s profile on Linkedin for more information.

Affiliates

Dr. Alfred Frager, Senior Program Manager of Global Talent Development at RTI International, is an organization development professional that helps firms link culture, strategy, and learning. He has a wide range of experience working with organizations of many sizes, from small startups to those with large matrix structures.

Alfred earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Saint Louis University. He earned his B.A. in Psychology, Communications, and Spanish from the University of Louisville.

View Alfred’s profile on Linkedin for more information.

Services

About Us.

INSPIRED BY DIFFERENCE.

Leadership & Organization Dynamics develops custom talent management solutions for leaders and organizations, optimizing people capabilities and aligning workforce talent to increase employee engagement and drive organization success.

The LOD approach is based on core assumptions about organizations:

  • People bring individual talents, motivations, and values to the organization
  • People work in teams and groups to accomplish goals
  • Leaders provide vision, direction and structure and build cultures that motivate and engage associates
  • There is a dynamic interplay between leadership, team effectiveness, individual engagement, and business outcomes.

Each organization is different and unique in terms of people, strategy, culture, and leadership. Leadership & Organization Dynamics provides a customized approach in service design and delivery, starting with understanding your specific business needs and tailoring programs and services to enable your success.

Caroline PikeDr. Caroline Pike is President and Owner of Leadership & Organization Dynamics. She focuses on aligning organization structure, culture, and talent with strategy to achieve organization goals. With over 20 years of experience in leadership and organization development, she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and insight which she brings to each assignment.

Caroline’s background includes consulting, managerial and executive roles in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, energy, financial services, telecommunications, and education. She has been on the faculty of Washington University of St. Louis, Saint Louis University, Thomas More College, and Ithaca College, and has worked as an independent organization effectiveness consultant and executive coach with various organizations in health care, telecommunications, and education.

Through these experiences, she has developed a keen sense of the dynamic interconnectedness of people, culture and leadership in organizations. She brings a systems perspective to her work that builds synergy among these components and enables individuals and organizations to achieve their highest levels of performance.

Caroline earned the Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from North Carolina State University, the M.A. in Psychology from University of Louisville, and a B.A in General Psychology from University of Kentucky.

She is on the Board of Directors for Louisville Visual Art, and also enjoys hiking, cycling, and sailing in her spare time.

View Caroline’s profile on Linkedin for more information.

Affiliates

Dr. Alfred Frager, Senior Program Manager of Global Talent Development at RTI International, is an OD professional that helps firms link culture, strategy, and learning. He has a wide range of experience working with organizations of many sizes, from small startups to those with large matrix structures.

Alfred earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Saint Louis University. He earned his B.A. in Psychology, Communications, and Spanish from the University of Louisville.

View Alfred’s profile on Linkedin for more information.

Services

Services.

“How Do You Know That You Are Fully Developing Your Talent Potential?”

Assessments provide insight into leaders’ cognitive strengths, personality traits, motivation and values that impact how they approach, perform, and derive meaning from their work. Assessments typically include self-report inventories, preference and style indicators, personal interview, and feedback from others, and are customized to the individual and situation. Assessments are designed to identify unique traits, skills and talents that enable career success, determine ‘best fit’ for various roles and careers, and provide the foundation for career coaching.

Services include:

  • Leadership Assessments
  • 360° Feedback and Coaching
  • Career/Vocational Testing
  • Executive Coaching

“How Can You Fully Utilize Individual Talents And Create Synergy Through Effective, Constructive Teamwork?”

Groups work together in a variety of ways to achieve production, problem solving, collaborative, and strategic goals. Active facilitation of group process using proven tools and techniques accelerates team development and effectiveness, and builds teams whose achievements are truly “more than a sum of the parts”. Additional benefits of team building include improved communication and coordination among team members, as well as improved morale and overall engagement.

Ask about group facilitation for:

  • Team Building
  • Strategy Development
  • Product/Process Design
  • Innovation and Collaboration

“How Do You Ensure That Leaders Have The Knowledge And Skills Needed To Execute On Strategy?”

A customized training approach begins by determining the capabilities needed in an organization to successfully compete, and then determining where gaps exist in these capabilities. Once gaps are identified, specific and targeted training solutions can be developed to build the individual and collective competency base for successful execution to achieve goals.

Examples of Custom Training & Workshops include:

  • Change Leadership Workshop for executives in the dramatically changing healthcare arena
  • Career Development Program as part of a corporate strategy to build a learning organization
  • Supervisor Training in an organization having significant issues with front line employee performance.

“How Can You Create An Environment Where All Employees Are Motivated, Engaged, And Care About The Work They Are Doing?”

Building mechanisms and creating a culture for employee engagement starts with understanding the workforce. Once workforce attitudes and values are discovered, custom programs and solutions can be developed that capitalize on the energy and involvement of employees at all levels.

Approaches used to increase employee engagement include:

  • Culture and Climate Analysis
  • Employee Involvement Programs
  • Leadership Development
  • Attitude Surveys
  • Merger Integration
  • Stress Management

Ask about developing strategies to increase engagement in your organization.

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Services.

“How Do You Know That You Are Fully Developing Your Talent Potential?”

Assessments provide insight into leaders’ cognitive strengths, personality traits, motivation and values that impact how they approach, perform, and derive meaning from their work. Assessments typically include self-report inventories, preference and style indicators, personal interview, and feedback from others, and are customized to the individual and situation. Assessments are designed to identify unique traits, skills and talents that enable career success, determine ‘best fit’ for various roles and careers, and provide the foundation for career coaching.

Services include:

  • Leadership Assessments
  • 360° Feedback and Coaching
  • Career/Vocational Testing
  • Executive Coaching

“How Can You Fully Utilize Individual Talents And Create Synergy Through Effective, Constructive Teamwork?”

Groups work together in a variety of ways to achieve production, problem solving, collaborative, and strategic goals. Active facilitation of group process using proven tools and techniques accelerates team development and effectiveness, and build teams whose achievements are “truly more than a sum of the parts”. Additional benefits of team building include improved communication and coordination among team members, as well as improved morale and overall engagement.

Ask about group facilitation for:

  • Team Building
  • Strategy Development
  • Product/Process Design
  • Innovation and Collaboration

“How Do You Ensure That Leaders Have The Knowledge And Skills Needed To Execute On Strategy?”

A customized training approach begins by determining the capabilities needed in an organization to successfully compete, and then determining where gaps exist in these capabilities. Once gaps are identified, specific and targeted training solutions can be developed to build the individual and collective competency base for successful execution to achieve goals.

Examples of Custom Training & Workshops include:

  • Change Leadership Workshop for executives in the dramatically changing healthcare arena
  • Career Development Program as part of a corporate strategy to build a learning organization
  • Supervisor Training in an organization having significant issues with front line employee performance.

“How Can You Create An Environment Where All Employees Are Motivated, Engaged, And Care About The Work They Are Doing?”

Building mechanisms and creating a culture for employee engagement starts with understanding the workforce. Once workforce attitudes and values are discovered, custom programs and solutions can be developed that capitalize on the energy and involvement of employees at all levels.

Approaches used to increase employee engagement include:

  • Culture and Climate Analysis
  • Employee Involvement Programs
  • Leadership Development
  • Attitude Surveys
  • Merger Integration
  • Stress Management

Ask about developing strategies to increase engagement in your organization.

News

News.

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EXPERIENCE

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Extraordinary Collaboration

In July of 2017, I published an art [...]

EXPERIENCE

Clients.

We have experience working with or within the following organizations:


American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Anheuser-Busch Cos. (now A-B InBev)
AT&T
Busch Entertainment Corporation
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Cinergy/CG&E (now Duke Energy)
Clayco
Convergys
Edward Jones Investments
Envision Physician Services
HSS
Illinois Central Community College
Ithaca College
JVC
Kingsmill Resort
Louisville Visual Art
Major Brands
Merck Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Division
Nestle Purina
Next Dor
Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
Operation Brightside
Phoebe Putney Health System
Regional Medical Laboratory
Sea World Parks & Entertainment
Southern Nuclear Operating Company
St. Louis University
St. Louis Zoo
Starfish One by One
Thomas More College
VA Hospital – St. Louis
Washington University of St. Louis

Clients.

We have experience working with or within these organizations:


American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Anheuser-Busch Cos. (now A-B InBev)
AT&T
Busch Entertainment Corporation
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Cinergy/CG&E (now Duke Energy)
Clayco
Convergys
Edward Jones Investments
Envision Physician Services
HSS
Illinois Central Community College
Ithaca College
JVC
Kingsmill Resort
Louisville Visual Art
Major Brands
Merck Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Division
Nestle Purina
Next Dor
Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation
Operation Brightside
Phoebe Putney Health System
Regional Medical Laboratory
Sea World Parks & Entertainment
Southern Nuclear Operating Company
St. Louis University
St. Louis Zoo
Starfish One by One
Thomas More College
VA Hospital – St. Louis
Washington University of St. Louis

GET IN TOUCH

Contact.

LET’S TALK.

To learn more about custom solutions for your organization, contact us.

Contact.

LET’S TALK.

To learn more about custom solutions for your organization, contact us.