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Ch 01 9e - Organization Development and Change Chapter One:...

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Unformatted text preview: Organization Development and Change Chapter One: Introduction to Organization Development 1-2 Learning Objectives for Chapter One To provide a definition of Organization Development (OD) To distinguish OD and planned change from other forms of organization change To describe the historical development of OD To provide an outline of the book 1-3 Burke’s Definition of OD OD is a planned process of change in an organization’s culture through the utilization of behavioral science technology, research, and theory. 1-4 French’s Definition of OD OD refers to a long-range effort to improve an organization’s problem- solving capabilities and its ability to cope with changes in its external environment with the help of external or internal behavioral-scientist consultants. 1-5 Beckhard’s Definition of OD OD is an effort (1) planned, (2) organization-wide, and (3) managed from the top, to (4) increase organization effectiveness and health through (5) planned interventions in the organization’s “processes,” using behavioral science knowledge. 1-6...
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