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Altruistic Enhancer

Global Competency Focus

Summary

Altruistic Enhancers enjoy helping people who are treated unfairly due to economic disparity, race, disability, or gender identity (to name just a few). Their natural strengths enable them to effectively lead community development efforts that seek to improve a wide variety of outcomes including high quality education, employment opportunities, technology accessibility, and healthy food sources. Altruistic enhancers are adept at diagnosing systemic issues and tackling problems with just a few very effective interventions. They take great care to learn from setbacks, measure success, and communicate positive outcomes.

Prioritize your Learning, Research, Stretch-Assignments, and Mentors!

The OD Network's Global Competency Framework is what is known as a a "full-spectrum" approach to OD skill development. Though it may be ideal for some people, not ever practitioner will be interested (or compelled by their job requirements) to learn all of these competencies. 

 

To help prioritize your OD professional development in a way that is most meaningful, practical, and economical, utilize this illustration to chart learning journey. Start with the competency cluster next to the number 1, and then move onto 2, 3, and so on.

Pay particularly careful attention to competency areas marked by stars,  as they are more likely to be appealing and useful to you given your preferences.

The Global Competency Framework also contains numerous "OD Specializations" you may choose to develop. We've studied the relevance of each of these specializations for jobs that match your preference. 
 

To prioritize your development it is always best to speak with a career coach to make sure that your development aligns your vision, mission, strengths and interests with real OD career opportunities.

 

Generally, however, we suggest starting at the top of the list and then working your way down. Anything above 80% may be considered an essential specialization for your preference..

 

Anything between 50- 79% should be considered an important specialization for careers that match your preference. Anything below 50% is can be helpful but not

Specialization Relevance
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