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Diagnosing_Organizations - Diagnosing Organizations I. What...

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Diagnosing Organizations I. What is Diagnosis? When does diagnosis occur? What is diagnosis? Are we there to cure a symptom? What is the underlying value of OD? Explain how the “medical model” of consulting can get mixed up with OD. II. Need for Diagnostic Models Why are models important? III. Open Systems Model Explain the open systems model What are the major parts of open systems? What holds each of these parts together? What are boundaries? What is equifinality? What is alignment? IV. Diagnosing Organizational Systems Units of analyses in organizations. Notes given earlier in the semester are quite integrated with what the text writes. Refer to them again for clarification. This information is cumulative for your next exam. For example: What are the 3 major levels to any organization, which we will refer to as unit of analysis. Q. What is the relationship among these units? i.e., do organizations impact individuals or vice- versa? To what extent does each unit of analysis impact the other? Q.
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