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Community of Organization Development in Chicagoland

About Us

CODIC is an organization dedicated to the exploration, development and dissemination of organization development (OD) knowledge, information and wisdom.

CODIC is a forum for interactions among a broad base of constituencies including: Internal and external OD consultants, OD practitioners, HR professionals, OD researchers and academicians, students of OD, users of OD services and others interested in learning more about OD philosophy and practices.

CODIC is based at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.


Our Vision

To be an evolving center of excellence for Organization Development (OD) learning, practice and renewal.

CODIC Programs for 2013-2014 – Join in the learning!


  • September 14Barbara Trautlien – You Know Your IQ, But What's Your CQ? How Developing Your Change Intelligence Empowers You to Lead Organizational Change

  • November 9: PROGRAM CHANGE - CODIC Cracker Barrel. Three presenters explore unique facets of Communication. Join in for these informative sessions.

    • Communications in Teams by Connie Fuller
    • Communication in Story Telling by Mark Kaufman
    • Communication During Conflict by Reggie Burin 
  • January 11: Chetan Borkhetaria – Roles, Goals and Context

  • March 8: Dr. Stephen Di Biase – Elements of Innovation

  • May 3: Glenn Raines – Leveraging Social Media to Attract, Retain and Develop Organizational Talent

Benedictine University's Sprig 2014 Contemporary Trends in Change Changement Lectures Series Set for April 12-13 
Edgar H. Schein, Ph.D. presents
 Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling   
See the Program Flyer  for full details about this exciting event. Also, be sure to note the CODIC Member registration discount  





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