|Brenda B. Jones, MS|
BRENDA B. JONES, M.S., is a former president of the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science (ABS) in Silver Spring, MD, USA. Brenda has more than 30 years of experience in business, education and as a consultant in the field of Organization Development. Her diverse experience includes consulting with clients in the United States and around the work including Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, India and Saudi Arabia. Her consulting work covers a broad range of clients in business, industry, government, health care, education, technology, labor relations and non-profit institutions around the world.
With over 25 years of membership in NTL, she has filled a wide variety of roles in service of NTL ranging from co-steward of the Organization Development, Leadership and Change Community of Practice to lead instructor for the Group Theory & Facilitation course as part of the Masters OD program at American University in Washington, DC. Brenda is co-editor of the best-seller in OD: The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change. (Jossey-Bass, 2006). A revision of the book was published in 2014.
Brenda has contributed articles to the latest edition of the NTL Institute’s Reading Book for Human Relations Training and to the OD Network’s national publication, OD Practitioner. Her thinking and writing interests have recently centered on Gestalt as a theory for organizations and systems, effective leadership, the dynamics of the T-group experience and an examination and connection of the concepts of capacity, capability and competency in relationship to sustainable organizational change.
Brenda earned her MS in Applied Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins University. Her BA degree in Business is from the College of Notre Dame in Maryland where she taught courses in business and management. She is a graduate of the Gestalt OSD Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and The Hopkins Fellows Program in Organization and Community Systems at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.