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Beneath the Iceberg: A whole system co-inquiry into equality, diversity and inclusive organisational practice

30 October 2019

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In April 2018 Beverley Powell and Jess Taylor were invited to host and lead a parallel track session at the annual ODN Europe conference where interested participants with an appetite for a ‘deeper relational dive’ into inclusion could come together to reflect and inquire how, through the lens of OD, we might centre the theory and practice of Inclusion ED&I.

By exploring the interconnections between the ‘me, we and wider systems’ in which we exist (Marshall 2004; Torbert 2004), using our ‘four ways of knowing’ (Heron 1997) and bringing courage, compassionate abiding (Chodron 2009) and laughter, we began in a short space of time to gain greater insight into strengthening inclusive practice, as well as naming some of things that get in our way. 

Download their paper here