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Organization Development
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Organization Development
The Process of Leading Organizational Change

Second Edition


392 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Covering classic and contemporary organization development (OD) techniques, this is a comprehensive text on individual, team, and organizational change. Incorporating OD ethics and values into each chapter, Donald L. Anderson provides discussion of the real-world application of these theoretical ideas. In-depth case studies that follow major content chapters allow students to immediately apply what they have learned. In today’s challenging environment of increased globalization, rapidly changing technologies, economic pressures, and expectations in the contemporary workforce, this book is an essential tool.
 
Preface
 
What is Organization Development?
 
History of Organization Development
 
Core Values and Ethics of Organization Development
 
CASE STUDY 1: ANALYZING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT WORK AT NORTHERN COUNTY LEGAL SERVICES
 
Foundations of Organizational Change
 
The Organization Development Practitioner and the Consulting Process
 
Entry and Contracting
 
Data Gathering
 
CASE STUDY 2: PROPOSING A DATA GATHERING STRATEGY AT AEROTECH, INC
 
Diagnosis and Feedback
 
CASE STUDY 3: SORTING THROUGH THE DATA FROM LOGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
 
An Introduction to Interventions
 
Individual Interventions
 
CASE STUDY 4: INDIVIDUAL TYPE STYLES AT THE PARKS DEPARTMENT
 
Team Interventions
 
CASE STUDY 5: SOLVING TEAM CHALLENGES AT DOCSYSTEMS BILLING, INC.
 
Whole Organization and Multiple Organization Interventions
 
CASE STUDY 6: REORGANIZAING HUMAN RESOURCES AT ASP SOFTWARE
 
Sustaining Change, Evaluating and Ending an Engagement
 
The Future of Organization Development
 
References
 
Index

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