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Organization Development - International Student Edition

Organization Development - International Student Edition
The Process of Leading Organizational Change

Fifth Edition

November 2019 | 504 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Exploring every stage of the organization development process, in his new edition Donald L. Anderson includes new strategies for change such as appreciative inquiry, world café, and open space. Emphasizing organization development ethics and values in each chapter, the text provides real-world applications and equips students with the tools necessary to thrive in today’s challenging business environment. The new edition features:

  • Expanded coverage of whole organization and multiple-organization interventions, now explored in two chapters, examine large-scale interventions such as culture assessment and change, organization design and structure, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • New discussion questions, exercises, activities, and role-plays allow students to apply and practice OD concepts.
  • New coverage of dialogic approaches to OD (Chapter 13) unpack new strategies like appreciative inquiry, world café, and open space.
  • New examples of global organization development (Chapter 15) help students develop a global perspective of OD.
Updated and expanded Instructor Resources include a test bank, PowerPoint presentations, and video resources. 
Exercises and Activities
1. What is Organization Development?
2. History of Organization Development
3. Core Values and Ethics of Organization Development
4. Foundations of Organizational Change
5. The Organization Development Practitioner and the OD Process
6. Entry and Contracting
7. Data Gathering
8. Diagnosis and Feedback
9. An Introduction to Interventions
10. Individual Interventions
11. Team Interventions
12. Whole Organization and Multiple Organization Interventions
13. Organization Culture and Design Interventions
14. Sustanining Change, Evaluating, and Ending an Engagement
15. Global Issues in Organization Development
16. The Future of Organization Development
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author

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ISBN: 9781544372235