Best Practices In Od / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
Learn from experts at the world's top organizations!
Best Practices in Organization Development and Change is a state-of-the-art resource that presents the most important ideas and effective strategies from experts and top companies in the field. Comprehensive in scope, the book addresses the five most important organization development or human resource development (OD/HRD) topicsorganization development and change, leadership development, recruitment and retention, performance management, and coaching and mentoringand offers a practical framework for design, implementation, and evaluation. It includes best-practice case studies from seventeen leading organizations that have achieved their change objectives.
The case studies will help you:
- Analyze the need for the specific OD/HRD initiative
- Build a solid business case for OD/HRD
- Identify the audience for the initiative
- Design an effective OD/HRD initiative
- Implement a successful design of the initiative
- Evaluate the effectiveness of the initiative
You'll benefit from expertise at trend-setting companies such as:
- Kraft Foods
- Smithkline Beecham
- Sun Microsystems . . . and many more!
"An extremely important volume with useful contextual perspectives plus vivid and important case studies of companies that know what they're doing to lead change."
—Warren Bennis, author, On Becoming a Leader and Organizing Genius
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About the Author
Louis Carter is a best practices consultant and director of products at Linkage, Inc. specializing in programs that integrate action learning, leadership development, and other organizational development theories. He has spoken at major international and domestic conferences on the subject of best practices in organization development and experiential/actionable learning.
David Giber is vice president of consulting services for Linkage, Inc. He is a leading expert in designing and implementing integrated leadership development. For more than fifteen years he has served at the director level for a wide variety of domestic and global organizations.
Marshall Goldsmith is the founder of Keilty, Goldsmith & Company and one of the world's foremost authorities in helping leaders achieve positive, measurable change in behavior. Goldsmith has been ranked in The Wall Street Journal as one of the "Top 10" consultants in the field of executive development.
Table of Contents
Part: 1 Introduction
Part 2: Organization & Human Resources Development Case Studies
The Broad Band of Organization Development & Change: An Introduction 3
The Field of Leadership Development: An Introduction 185
Recruitment and Retention: An Introduction 298
Performance Management: An Introduction 393
Coaching And Mentoring: New Twists, Old Theme - An Introduction 438
Part: 3 Conclusion
Research: OD/HRD Trends And Findings 521
About Linkage, Inc. 533
About the Editors 535
How to Use the CD-ROM 549
What People are Saying About This
"If you're looking to move human resources out of the administrative backseat to the driver seat of change management and strategic imperatives in your organization then this is the book you need to read. I recommend this book to any human resource or organization development professional or department who is seeking to be an active strategic business partner in their companies. The book documents excellent examples of benchmark tools and processes." —Sarah M. Plasky, strategic planning manager, The Document Company, Xerox
"This book is an excellent reference for all practitioners who are in the midst of helping their organizations become the benchmark of their industry. With the case study approach comes actual assessmentinstruments, initiative plans, and evaluation tools to help this take place. A very helpful tool that needs to be on every practitioner's desk." —Dave Mehl, director, Training & Development, SSOE, Inc.
"Any human resources, organization development professional, student or professor will immediately recognize the value and benefits of this handbook and will feel comfortable in implementing and learning about the practices provided." —William H. Sevilla, vice president human resources, St. Mary Medical Center; faculty member, University of Phoenix
"An invaluable, practical guide to the most promising trends in organization and human resources development. Compelling case studies offer unique insight into how global business leaders have effectively dealt with the challenges of transformational change." —William J. Trahant, partner-in-change of organization and change strategy, PricewaterhouseCoopers