Birkbeck Alumnus Wins the UN Affiliate Global HRD Research Excellence Award

Dr Bart Tkaczyk’s research on Positive Organizational Change has earned him the Global HRD Research Excellence Award (Category: Winner). Dr Tkaczyk is an alumnus of Birkbeck, University of London postgraduate programme in HRD and Consultancy.

Dr Tkaczyk was honored at the Opening Ceremony of the 45th IFTDO World Conference held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO), founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1972, represents the HR profession through its affiliation with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (UN).

To learn more about how to lead positive organizational change in a rigorous as well as creative way, see, for example:

Tkaczyk, B 2015, ‘A Playbook for Positive Organizational Change: Energize, Redesign, and Gel (ERG)’, Strategic Change, 24(6), pp. 527-540. [Published in the Special Issue on New Strategies for Innovative Performance. Strategic Change is a Wiley journal designed and geared toward executives in innovative enterprises, entrepreneurs, business schools, and management consultants.]

Tkaczyk, B 2016, ‘Positive Organizational Change: The Cookbook’ , Association for Talent Development (ATD), Alexandria, VA. [ATD, formerly the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.]

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