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Founder & Managing Principal

Mark LaScola

ABOUT

Mark LaScola

Mark’s passion for “collaborative business transformation”, as he calls it, sits at the heart of OTM and supports a belief in people, holistic thinking and pragmatism.

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Mark LaScola

Founder & Managing Principal

About Mark

Mark founded OTM in 1990 after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Fresno State University (1980) and an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from San Jose State University (1985) – where his work focused on systems theory and its application to human systems and processes.

Having himself successfully delivered over 300 redesigns and 600 engagements, has trained and developed approximately 5,000 executives, managers and internal change agents – across a broad and diverse range of industries on 6 continents and over 20 countries on OTM’s comprehensive solutions.

Mark shares his experience and supports the wider industry through regular publication of best practice and is the author of one of the industry’s most integrated and comprehensive re-design/transformation methodologies. Mark also sits on the European Organization Design Forum board and regularly speaks at industry events.

When not on a plane or watching a real football (soccer) match, he’s at home with his family in Phoenix, Arizona.

Recent Contributions

Articles, webinars and insight from Mark LaScola

Organization design vs organizational design

Organisation design and organisation development explained

In every segment of business you will find industry jargon and acronyms which are tossed around and used interchangeably assuming that the actual definitions can be drawn from the content of the conversation. In the world of Organisation Design, we often hear the acronym of OD and in the world of Organisation Development, the term OD is also used. Organisation Development [OD] is not the same as Organisation Design [OrgDesign] yet conversationally; both are often referred to as OD.

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Eight success factors to embrace the Future of Work

In every segment of business you will find industry jargon and acronyms which are tossed around and used interchangeably assuming that the actual definitions can be drawn from the content of the conversation. In the world of Organisation Design, we often hear the acronym of OD and in the world of Organisation Development, the term OD is also used. Organisation Development [OD] is not the same as Organisation Design [OrgDesign] yet conversationally; both are often referred to as OD.