Organization Development

Organization Development : Behavioral Science Interventions for Organization Improvement

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French and Bell explore the improvement of organizations through planned, systematic, long-range efforts focused on the organization's culture and its human and social processes. They present a concise but comprehensive exposition of the theory, practice and research related to organization development. The Fifth Edition reflects recent developments, advances and expansions, and research.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 175.26 x 236.22 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130093742
  • 9780130093745

Table of contents

I. AN INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. 1. The Field of Organization Development. 2. Definitions of Organization Development. 3. A History of Organization Development. 4. Values, Assumptions, and Beliefs in OD. II. THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF OD. 5. Foundations of Organization Development. 6. Managing the OD Process. 7. Action Research and Organization Development. III. OD INTERVENTIONS. 8. OD Interventions: An Overview. 9. Team Interventions. 10. Intergroup and Third-Party Peacemaking Interventions. 11. Comprehensive Interventions. 12. Structural Interventions. 13. Training Experiences. IV. APPLICATIONS. 14. Issues in Consultant-Client Relationships. 15. System Ramifications. 16. Power, Politics and Organization Development. 17. Research on Organization Development. 18. The Future of OD.show more

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