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Organizational Development & Leadership Resources

As a student and professional the Organizational Development and Leadership field, your education will never end. At Saint Joseph’s, we want to help you develop continuous learning habits. The resources we have compiled here can help you stay on top of new developments and trends to enrich your learning experience and prepare yourself to be a thought leader in your field.


Work Group Myths – Tips For Effective Leadership

In the online Master’s in Organizational Development and Leadership (MODL) degree program from Saint Joseph’s University, you don't just study theories and concepts of leadership, you develop your own leadership skills in real-time as you apply lessons within your own organization, interact...

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18 Alternatives To A Lecture

Delivering a dynamic presentation that motivates and engages an audience starts with incorporating new techniques that go beyond the standard lecture format.

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Understanding Inter-Professional Leadership in Healthcare

The healthcare industry is no stranger to teamwork and has increasingly utilized inter-professional teams. But what are inter-professional teams? Simply stated an inter-professional team is a group of people trained in different professional disciplines that need to work...

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How Effective Leaders Improve Emotional Intelligence

A sign of a good leader is the ability to keep a positive group dynamic. Leaders must learn to identify issues, assess situations, and above all keep group emotions in check.

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Theories of Healthcare Leadership

Are leaders born? Can leaders be developed? Does the environment create the leader? There are a variety of perspectives on how leaders come to be. Many offer intriguing views of the leadership concept, but no definitive conceptualization exists. Three broad theoretical approaches closely...

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Student Blogs

5 Writing Tips for Graduate School

Most new graduate school students are concerned about the writing portion in the Organizational Development and Leadership program. They are unsure about differences between writing for an undergraduate program as opposed to a graduate one. If you’re concerned that your writing abilities

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8 Tips to Help You Adjust Quickly to Your Online Classes

It is daunting returning to school as an adult especially when navigating the relatively new academic frontier of online education.

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Joining, Not Judging

Students enrolled in SJU’s Master’s in Organizational Development and Leadership (MODL) program recently had the opportunity to hear from some senior consultants with the Kaleel Jamison Consulting Group as they discussed the importance of

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How Peer Collaboration Enriches Earning an Online Master’s

Being outside of the stereotypical human resources job function, I was concerned that I wouldn’t be able to relate to the coursework – or to my fellow students. It turns out my fears were totally unfounded and my concerns couldn’t have been further from the truth. My graduate program

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6 Ways to Prepare for Your First Semester

You can feel excited or terrified--or a little of both--upon taking the final steps to embark on earning a graduate degree. Starting an online school experience is very different from moving into a dorm or entering a classroom, and all of these experiences can be overwhelming in their own

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