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Christina Coidakis-Barss, PhD, MS, MEd, SSBB

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After Action Review, From Struggle to Swagger

Today’s pandemic, covid-19 environment with uncertainty and instability abound, creating, collecting, and sharing organizational knowledge can be a struggle. Organizational learning requires continuous reflection and a willingness to be flexible and agile. Learning organizations have powerful cultures resilient to internal and external chaotic environments. These organizations can adapt more quickly and effectively than others.

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Before the Change: Raising The BAR

Change leadership begins now as leaders see change is on the horizon.

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Organizational Learning, Change Management, and the Future of Work

As leaders how do we successfully lead through and to the future of work?

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Using Change Management Models to Grow Organizational Success

Rapidly occurring changes are constantly destabilizing organizational dynamics risking trust in leadership, organizational culture, and ultimately business profitability. Popular change management models may be falling short in supporting this dynamic situation. Creating stability requires recursive change management approaches enabling skills that foster organizational resilience including but not limited to trust, compassion, and empathy.

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Relevance, Resilience, and Revenue: The Mission of a Chief Learning Officer

Christina Coidakis Barss is a teacher, lecturer, facilitator, researcher, artist, continuous improvement geek, mom, wife, equine enthusiast, and Boston Terrier addict. Her life goal is to make the world a better place by democratizing education and innovation.

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How to Define and Strengthen Remote Teams

Dr. Coidakis Barss received her Ph.D. In organizational development, sustainable systems design from Case Western Reserve University, holds a Master in Science, Strategic Leadership and  a Master in Education, Instructional Design Technology. 

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Virtual Meeting Design is More Than an Agenda

Christina Coidakis-Barss, PhD, MS, MEd, is an executive leader whose experience includes designing and implementing team interventions during 2009 H1N1 at Cleveland Clinic to leading enterprise change management during natural disasters (ex. the epic flooding of Hurricane Harvey in Houston) within the Texas Medical Center.

Challenging times require speed, clarity, and ability to respond. Leveraging Dr. Barss research with interprofessional and cross disciplinary teams, she co-lead carefully crafted multi-modal communication practices focusing on trust, transparency, and team work. That trust engendered her team the ability to design and implement specific proactive life-saving training in-services both instructor lead and computer based (virtual) within 24 hours enterprise wide.

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Learning and Organizational Development Strategies During COVID-19 (& Flu Season)

Christina Coidakis-Barss, PhD, MS, MEd, is an executive leader whose experience includes designing and implementing team interventions during 2009 H1N1 at Cleveland Clinic to leading enterprise change management during natural disasters (ex. the epic flooding of Hurricane Harvey in Houston) within the Texas Medical Center.

Challenging times require speed, clarity and ability to respond. Leveraging Dr. Barss research with interprofessional and cross disciplinary teams, she co-lead carefully crafted multi-modal communication practices focusing on trust, transparency, and team work. That trust engendered her team the ability to design and implement specific proactive life-saving training in-services both instructor lead and computer based (virtual) within 24 hours enterprise wide.

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