The Development Center, Inc., a Southern California based organization development company, was founded as a result of action research in the area of performance management. We provide unique proprietary consulting, training and tools. We know what works in transforming employee potential into real productivity. We partner with clients to optimize organizational performance, team delivery, and individual productivity and satisfaction by applying a science to the art of people management.

“I have been a manager for more than 30 years and I learned more about leadership, motivation and team-building using the Pulse•Points® process than all the training I have ever undertaken combined.”
–General Manager, Fortune 500 Electronics Manufacturer/Retailer

The Development Center has successfully implemented processes and systems, core training curriculum and a product series to assist businesses in performance enhancement at all levels. Our clients include software and telecommunications, research and product development, manufacturing, biomedical, commercial real estate, financial institutions, professional services and information technology companies.

“The Development Center’s tools and techniques have become a critical part of our work culture because it encourages openness, trust and high performance. I unreservedly recommend The Development Center and their Pulse•Points® profiles and processes to any employer.”
–Vice President, Park Operations Theme Park

“...Your sessions resulted not only in the great improvement of working relationships within the executive team, but most importantly helped us as a group identify what actions were needed to improve our performance.”
–Vice President, Human Resources HiTech R&D

TDC Partial Client List

Royal Caribbean International LEGO America
LEGOLAND California Tropitone Furniture
Darigold Riot Games
Parrallax Big Fish
Yankee Group QAD, Inc.
Dynamicsoft Trident Data
Southern California Edison UCI Extension
Washington Mutual Financial Partners Credit Union
LBS Federal Credit Union The Irvine Company
The Koll Company CB Richard Ellis
Majestic Realty PGP Partners Inc.
Insignia/ESG Inc. PATH
Bealls, Inc. Sunglass Hut
The End Result Rubinstein Consulting
Transition Dynamics Dream Engineering

“I wish I had had the knowledge, tools and your help earlier in my career. The Development Center Behavioral Style tool makes it simple to understand behavioral/communication styles and therefore provide an open forum for discussion and development of a solid boss/subordinate work relationship. The style assessment feedback session, role sharing, contract building and ongoing maintenance process is clearly a comprehensive approach to developing trust and openness in a work relationship.”
–Vice President, Research & Development Fortune 500 Retailer

“We made a decision to enlist The Development Center to help us with our organizational development efforts. This has proven to be one of the most beneficial and rewarding decisions we’ve made in our 15 year history.”
–CEO Graphics Design/Printing