ICW Consulting Group is an affiliation of experts and thought leaders in the field of organization development, leadership, team development and strategic processes. We have similar values and viewpoints regarding how we work with clients, and have complementary strengths. Our values and viewpoints include:
- We build on the strengths of what our client already knows through observation and experience;
- We help our clients tap the diversity of skills and experiences that already exist in the organization in order to address new challenges and opportunities they are facing;
- We help our clients foster a culture of inclusion to best leverage the talent that they have and plan to recruit;
- We see the culture of organizations as a story that is in an ongoing process of validating and emerging.
- We are committed to bringing the latest developments in the field through our attention to research and practice innovation.
For each client, we bring together the skills and experiences that are most aligned with the needs of the particular project. The complementary and unique skill sets our associates bring are:
- Customized leadership development
- Organizational Assessment
- Conflict Management
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Action learning
- Executive Coaching and Assessment
- Team Building
- Team and Peer Coaching
- Retreat facilitation
- Mentorship and developmental relationships
- Whole Systems Change
- Communication Systems and Processes
Our mission is to help create and shape cultures that value the engagement and contribution of people at all levels, in all positions, for their unique perspectives. We work with individuals, groups, and whole systems to align and strengthen the organization’s capability to develop toward it’s potential.
“Relationships, at all levels, are central to the effectiveness of any organization. When people have strong relationships at work, they are more motivated to contribute and are committed to continuous learning and development.”
Founder, ICW Consulting Group
Recent News and Highlights…
Ilene Wasserman and Bart Buechner chaired the committee that selected this year’s CMM Fellows. This year was the most competitive yet and the following candidates were selected:
- Jami Blythe – Using Digital Story Making to Uncover and Transform the Mask Behind UK Law Enforcement
- Paul Chappell – Literacy in the Art of Living, the Art of Listening, and the Art of Waging Peace
- Erika Jacobi – Je suis Charlie, Je suis Mohamed, We are the People – Dynamics and Effects of Collective
- Meta-Narratives of Identity
- Venera Kusari – Using CMM in a Divided World: Youth in Kosovo
- Darrin Murray – Unwanted Repetitive Patterns Revisited: State of the Art in CMM
- Jonathan Shailor – Shakespeare’s Mirror: Using CMM and Drama to Develop Personal Capacities for Conflict Transformation
To read more, visit cmminstitute.net
Placida Gallegos just completed the first phase of work with a large non profit on diversity and sustainability. She and Ilene Wasserman co-presented at the recent Transformative Learning Conference at Columbia University about the way they approach linking sustainability and diversity initiatives. Watch for our upcoming blog on sustainability and diversity.
Ilene Wasserman recently interviewed Ed Schein – keynote speaker for the first annual Columbia Coaching Conference. Watch for our blog on the insights and challenges Dr. Schein offered to the coaching community.