RUNNING HEAD: ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEARNING SUMMARY Organizational Development Learning Summary Patrick James Mackey American Military University 22 March 2015 Dr. Guy Langvardt MGMT603 – Organizational Development Organizational Development Learning Summary
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEARNING SUMMARY 2 The team concept for the Fighter Wing Honor Guard is imperative for the mission to work and succeed. The team concept is built around each and every member of a funeral detail and each person has a role. “A team is a group of individuals with complementary skills who depend upon one another to accomplish a common purpose or set of performance goals for which they hold themselves mutually accountable” (Brown, 2011, pg. 261) Each and every member that has a role sacrifices something for the better good of the team. According to Brown (2011) many management theorists think that this is the wave of the future. (pg. 262) This is all done with the help of organizational development and the need for this team to be developed. . Organization development (OD) comprises the long-range efforts and programs aimed at improving an organization's ability to survive by changing its problem-solving and renewal processes. OD involves moving toward an adaptive organization and achieving corporate excellence by integrating the desires of individuals for growth and development with organizational goals. (Brown, 2011, pg. 4) The need for team development in the Honor Guard
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