Author Archives: Todd Hatley

4/22 – A Critical Review of Pre-Engagement Organizational Consulting Diagnosis Methods

Emerging Scholars / April-June 2017

Todd Hatley


While there’s uncertainty regarding the success rate of organizational change and improvement efforts, many reports show failure rates of 60-70%. Decker and his colleagues (2012) suggest that change and improvement efforts can be improved by appropriately diagnosing what changes are needed and the organization’s readiness to change. My reading in the areas of organizational development, integral theory, and adult constructive development led me to question the completeness of current approaches to pre-engagement organizational …