Webinar: The Power of Coaching as an Organization Development (OD) Intervention

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June 29, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Both coaching and OD are evolving as professional practices. This is primarily due to organizations reaching out to both coaching and OD for help to address the adaptive challenges associated with the uncertainty and volatility of these complex times. However, only recently have members of both practice communities begin to have conversations about how to create value at the individual, group, and organizational level. Marsha will lead a provocative conversation about how coaching and OD may be at an inflection point to redefine their professional identities. She will also invite the exploration of how coaching may be used as an OD intervention to accelerate strategic change in organizations and communities.

During this webinar, participants will:

  1. Appreciate how the history of OD continues to influence how we practice.
  2. Gain a better understanding of how to look at coaching using an OD lens and vice versa….look at OD using a coaching lens.
  3. Recognize the intersection between OD and coaching and how both can contribute to increasing organizational effectiveness.
  4. Identify how coaching can support strategic change at various levels in an organization and in communities.

Presenter: Marsha Hughes-Rease 

This is a public webinar


Marsha Hughes-Rease is the founder of Quo Vadis Coaching and Consulting and has more than 26 years of leadership experience health care and over 10 years of coaching executives and senior leaders. Her clients come from various industries including multinational, healthcare, higher education, and government.  As a leadership coach, she brings a wealth of progressive leadership experience from front line manager to executive, her education and experiences as an organization development consultant, and an intense experiential and evidence based coaching program to her coaching approach. Using a strengths-based approach with an emphasis on inclusive leadership, Marsha helps her clients identify goals to increase their effectiveness, achieve business results, and address perceived developmental needs that may be derailing their success. she defines leadership coaching as “an experiential and individualized leader development process that builds a leader’s capability to achieve short- and long-term organizational goals. It is conducted through one-on-one and/or group interactions, driven by data from multiple perspectives, and based on mutual trust and respect.”

Marsha is a mentor coach and also involved in facilitating leadership development programs. She is a member of the International Leadership Association, International Coaching Federation, European Mentoring and Coaching Council, a Fellow with the Harvard Institute of Coaching, and adjunct faculty in the Georgetown University’s Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership certificate program. She has a graduate degree in Nursing Administration from George Mason University and graduate degree in Organization Development and graduate certificate in group facilitation from Johns Hopkins University. She is a graduate from the Fielding Graduate University Evidence-Based Coaching program and is ICF certified as a professional certified coach. Marsha lives in northern Virginia with her husband and son.