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'Strategic Organizational Development': Revolutionary Program Uses a Holistic Method of Strategic Planning to Produce Results
Mar 26, 2008 (08:03 AM EDT)

ELDRIDGE, Iowa, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Larry G. Patten, founder of the World Leadership Institute, draws on his many years of experience in upper-level administration to present a revolutionary program specifically designed to mold businesses and organizations into champions in their fields in his new book, "Strategic Organizational Development" (published by AuthorHouse -- ).

"Strategic Organizational Development" provides a new way for organizations to plan their futures, moving beyond the typical strategic planning process to a comprehensive, holistic method that assures more effective execution and sustainable results.

"Strategic Organizational Development" has three key elements that work together:

-- Discovery - set a fact-based foundation for future success. -- Direction - develop a framework made up of Purpose, Principles, Pathways and Partners. These four components provide an understanding among your stakeholders that allow for effective execution through individual goal-directed actions. -- Development - develop successful behaviors in your employees and improve leadership skills to achieve more effective team abilities. Developing key operating systems will support employee efforts in ways that improve effectiveness and increase efficiencies.

"The 'Strategic Organizational Development' program is the most effective program your organization can use to set a positive and sustainable future," Patten writes. "World Leadership Institute offers a number of programs to assist organizations with the process of achieving champion status."

Larry G. Patten has published several books through AuthorHouse ( ), including his Champion Series trilogy: "Living As A Champion," "Champion Health" and "Spiritual Champion." Two novels, "Rondine Solution" and "Count Down to Eternity," are also published by AuthorHouse ( ).

Patten is a noted speaker on organizational development and leadership, including quality systems development. He is the founder of the World Leadership Institute and has served as chancellor and president of several colleges.

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