Main Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change

Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change

Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change, Fourth Edition offers a comprehensive look at individual, team, and organizational change, covering classic and contemporary organization development techniques. Today's practitioners seek a solid foundation that is academically rigorous but also relevant, timely, practical, and grounded in OD values and ethics. In this bestselling text, author Donald L. Anderson provides students with the organization development tools they need to succeed in today's challenging environment of increased globalization, rapidly changing technologies, economic pressures, and evolving workforce expectations.

New to the Fourth Edition

A new case study after Chapter 7 plus 3 bonus cases housed online can be used throughout your course.

• Separate chapters on whole organization and multiple organization interventions explore large-scale interventions such as culture assessment and change, organization design and structure, and mergers and acquisitions.

New discussion questions, exercises, activities, simulations, and role-plays are included to help students apply and practice what they learn.

• Additional coverage of dialogic approaches to OD (Chapter 13) such as appreciative inquiry, World Café, and Open Space Technology offer students the most current strategies to date.

• New and expanded examples of global organization development (Chapter 15) help students develop a global perspective of OD.

• Updates and addltions to the Instructor Resource Site which include a test bank, PowerPoint presentations, and video resources for instructors.

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ISBN 10:
1-5063-1657-3 (paperback)
ISBN 13:
978-1-5063-1657-4 (paperback)
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