An Experiential Approach to Organization Development / Edition 7

An Experiential Approach to Organization Development / Edition 7

by Donald R. Brown, Donald Harvey, Donald F. Harvey, Don Harvey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013144168X

ISBN-13: 9780131441682

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131441682
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/18/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.94(d)

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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