Githens & Associates

Helping organizations realize new and exciting futures

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I work with organizations in helping them to realize new and exciting futures.  Working with a group of colleagues, I help organizations to discover and assess their full potential.  My specialties lie in…

  • Organization Change
  • Innovation and Design
  • Strategic Planning
  • Medium to Large Group Facilitation and Action Planning
  • Evaluation for Organizational Learning

I have worked with a range of organizations from Fortune 500 companies to small non-profit organizations.

To discuss potential projects further, please contact me at:

Githens & Associates

Recognition and Testimonials

Excellence in Practice Award (2015) for Harnessing a Learning Culture: Creating Strategic Alignment in Learning through a Strategic Imagining Process
18-month systemwide process facilitated by a team from Githens & Associates with Norton Healthcare (13,000 employee, 40-location organization).  Awarded by Academy of Human Resource Development.

“Rod’s understanding of group dynamics and the intricacies of working with a variety of personalities really served us well. Rod was delightful to work with and is someone that I will call on in the future.”
– Associate Provost of a Major University

“Rod is very encouraging…he does a great job of keeping everyone on track, bringing us together, and ensuring we were focused.”
Strategic Planning Participant in a Regional Retail Chain

“Rod is the best in creating an inclusive environment, constructing an outline to focus thoughts, and in giving us the freedom to consider and discuss ideas.”
Strategic Planning Participant in a Major Healthcare Organization

“Rod was great.  The focus on the user and empathy was delivered in a way I had not heard before.  Loved doing empathy building with actual interviews of users in our organization.”
– Participant in Innovation and Design for Managers