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Organizational Development

How Organizations Change and Develop Effectively

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Red Globe Press

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21 February 2020

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This engaging and accessible textbook shows the importance and role of organizational development around the world, within the context of organizational change. Fostering an analytic approach to organizational issues, it...

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This engaging and accessible textbook shows the importance and role of organizational development around the world, within the context of organizational change. Fostering an analytic approach to organizational issues, it charts the evolution of the field and shows how today OD fosters organizational effectiveness and individual wellbeing. Firmly grounded in a global perspective, it provides a contemporary analysis of OD and highlights the key diagnostic and intervention techniques that can be used to build organizational effectiveness. With a range of critical perspectives, skills development exercises, and practitioner insight, this book blends theory and practice to show OD’s conceptualization and its application to contemporary issues faced by organizations.

Suitable for upper undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA level, this is the ideal textbook for anyone studying organizational development. 

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Provides comprehensive coverage of OD topics in an accessible and student-centred way
Takes a global approach that examines cross-cultural implications for OD
Explores critical perspectives on OD that challenge students to see issues from different angles
Embeds employability skills into the text to help students develop key transferable skills that can get them ahead in their careers
Ideal for a one-semester modules at all levels

Part 1: Context and Theory
Introduction
1. Organizational Development in Focus - Role, Ethics and Values
2. The Theoretical Perspectives of OD
Part 2: The Organizational Development Engagement Cycle
3. Initial Meeting and Contracting
4. Investigation - Discovering What Needs to Change
5. Analysis and Feedback
6. Interventions - Generating Solutions
7. Designing for Change
8. Implementing OD Interventions
9. Evaluating, Embedding and Exiting OD Interventions
Part 3: Engaging People in Organizational Development
10. The Co-Production of OD Interventions
11. Global OD and Diversity
Part 4: Organizational Development Capabilities
12. Career Paths and Capabilities.

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Julie Hodges is a Professor and Associate Dean at Durham University Business School. Julie is a leading expert on change in organizations, particularly the role and impact of people during transformations. Before entering the academic world Julie worked as a business consultant for over 20 years in several profit and non-profit organizations, including PwC. At PwC Julie was responsible for organizational change and management development in a number of companies include Barclays, Shell, BBC, Lloyds, Reuters. Julie has also worked with Vertex where she set up and led a commercial consultancy team. Her first role was with the British Council where she was the Development Consultancy for East... Show More

Julie Hodges is a Professor and Associate Dean at Durham University Business School. Julie is a leading expert on change in organizations, particularly the role and impact of people during transformations. Before entering the academic world Julie worked as a business consultant for over 20 years in several profit and non-profit organizations, including PwC. At PwC Julie was responsible for organizational change and management development in a number of companies include Barclays, Shell, BBC, Lloyds, Reuters. Julie has also worked with Vertex where she set up and led a commercial consultancy team. Her first role was with the British Council where she was the Development Consultancy for East Asia. 

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