human development, social justice and sustainable social systems

OD – lessons learnt

seven success factors

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Organisational development (OD) is, and has always been, very important for Caritas Europa. Stronger organisations mean a stronger network.

OD is one of the four components in the new Caritas Europa Strategic Framework and we have pioneered a number of important initiatives in this field:

These key  elements are interlinked and contribute to the comprehensive OD strategy that Caritas Europa has today.

The ODSS task force that has managed and overseen the ODSS as well as its precursor, the Caritas Development Fund (CDF), has drawn lessons from the OD approach and elaborated them into the ’7 success factors for OD – lessons learnt’ document as capitalisation for the network.

The seven factors are within reach of any staff member in charge of OD in his/her organisation.

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Miriam Pikaar
Institutional Development Officer
Tel: +32 (0)2 235 03 99
Mob: +32 (0)478 58 54 36
mpikaar@caritas.eu