Experiential Approach to Organization Development / Edition 6

Experiential Approach to Organization Development / Edition 6

by Don Harvey, Donald R. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130262781

ISBN-13: 9780130262783

Pub. Date: 12/05/2000

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 techniques.…  See more details below

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130262783
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/05/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.72(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

I. ANTICIPATING CHANGE.

1. Organization Development: An Overview.
2. Organization Renewal and Planned Change.
3. Organization Renewal: Changing the Corporate Culture.

II. CONSULTING FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE.

4. The OD Consultant: Role and Style.
5. The OD Consultant: Diagnostic Process.
6. Overcoming Resistance to Change.

III. DEVELOPING HIGH PERFORMANCE.

7. Process Consulting Skills.
8. OD Intervention Strategies.
9. Employee Involvement and Empowerment: Interpersonal Interventions.

IV. MOTIVATING HIGH PERFORMANCE.

10. Team Development Interventions.
11. Intergroup Development Interventions.
12. Goal Setting.

V. CHANGING FOR SUCCESS.

13. Total Quality Management: Quality and Productivity Interventions.
14. High-Performing Systems: Systemwide Interventions.
15. Organization Transformation: Strategy Interventions.

VI. FOCUSING ON THE FUTURE.

16. Organization Development: The Challenge and the Future.
Index.

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