An Experiential Approach to Organization Development / Edition 7by Donald R. Brown, Donald Harvey, Donald F. Harvey, Don Harvey
Pub. Date: 03/18/2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall
In this new sixth edition of their successful book, Don Harvey and Don Brown give you an integrated and comprehensive view of the field of organization development. Whether you are an introductory student, a novice in the field, or a practicing manager, these authors make it simple to understand and utilize the newest approaches, concepts, and/b>/b>
In this new sixth edition of their successful book, Don Harvey and Don Brown give you an integrated and comprehensive view of the field of organization development. Whether you are an introductory student, a novice in the field, or a practicing manager, these authors make it simple to understand and utilize the newest approaches, concepts, and techniques.
User-friendly, practical, and realistic, An Experiential Approach to Organization Development, Sixth Edition, presents both conceptual and experiential approaches as it focuses on the real world of organization development. Exciting examples and innovative applications show you how OD is applied in today's organizations, and what it takes to manage in a changing world.
In addition, you'll find
- The most up-to-date coverage of important topics, such as: the learning organization, managing diversity, empowerment, changing the corporate culture, and self-managed work teams.
- Thorough coverage of open systems and contingencies.
- Self-learning, experiential exercises that take theories and principles and bring them to life in team activities.
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Table of Contents
Part I: Anticipating Change
1 Organizational Development and Reinventing the Organization
2 Organization Renewal—The Challenge of Change
3 Changing the Culture
Part II: Understanding the OD Process
4 Role and Style of the OD Practitioner
5 The Diagnostic Process
6 Overcoming Resistance to Change
Part III: Developing Excellence in Individuals
7 Process Intervention Skills
8 OD Intervention Strategies
9 Employee Empowerment and Interpersonal Interventions
Part IV: Developing High Performance in Teams
10 Team Development Interventions
11 Intergroup Development Interventions
12 Goal Setting for Effective Organizations
13 Work Team Development
Part V: Developing Success in Organizations
14 High-Performing Systems and the Learning Organization
15 Organization Transformation and Strategic Change
16 The Challenge and the Future for Organizations
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