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.
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
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
CASE STUDY 4: INDIVIDUAL TYPE STYLES AT THE PARKS DEPARTMENT
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