Written Work

As an expert in human-centered organizational design and training, Doug has authored a variety of pieces, published across the globe.

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HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE LITERALLY DYING FOR A PAYCHECK?

LinkedIn - October 8, 2018

This article may be even more relevant since the COVID-19 pandemic. The safety, health, and well-being of employees should be an utmost concern to companies. It's still not clear that it is.

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Understanding Engagement: Fundamentals for

the C-Suite - #1

I’m sharing a series of four very short articles to bring all C-Suite executives to some common understanding of fundamental and important points about engagement. My goal with this series is to inspire the highly accomplished and good people in the C-Suite to begin engaging themselves in the work to bring full engagement to the organizations in which they serve.

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Measuring Engagement Is Merely a Start: Engagement Surveys #3

Most of us know that many engagement surveys conducted in companies are viewed as “check the box” activities, if they are done at all. They are usually coordinated by the HR function and the HR team is usually given the responsibility to “do something” about survey results. Engagement is NOT an HR thing. It's a C-Suite thing.

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IS THIS THE TIME TO REALLY CHANGE HOW YOU LEAD? WHY YES IT IS!

LinkedIn - April 5, 2020

This article was written in April , 2020 when the extent of the COVID-19 pandemic was being realized for the challenge it is. I think that everything that I shared remains as relevant as it was then.

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Understand Engagement: Fundamentals for

the C-Suite - #2

Engagement is NOT an HR thing. It’s a C-Suite thing.I’m sharing a series of five very short articles to bring all C-Suite executives to some common understanding of fundamental and important points about engagement.

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Jump-Start Engagement With A Bold Initiative #4

If an executive team wants a culture of engagement, then they need to set conditions for it and expect leader practices and behaviors that foster engagement. Here is one powerful means to jump-start engagement by empowering an entire organization on a mighty quest to address their sacred cows.