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The term also refers to subsequent developments in planned organizational change and broader labels such as change management since the midth century. ODC originally focused on humanistically oriented process interventions within comparatively small groups of organizational members aimed at improving their functioning.
Its scope has expanded considerably over the decades to include many more types of interventions, a much wider array of participants, and a much broader scope of activity. Textbooks There are two types of ODC textbooks. One more academic type is based primarily on descriptions of different types of ODC, often including a few cases that illustrate the points.
The more academic books typically include a history of OD, discussion of its key values, and discussions of the ODC process from the perspective of consultants. Books that are more practice oriented primarily include experiential exercises and cases.
The books with a more academic focus are Cummings and WorleyBurkeand Anderson b. Anderson a and Brown are more experientially oriented. Cases and Exercises in Organization Development and Change. It is composed of multiple cases about ODC processes and interventions and practical exercises.
The Process of Leading Organizational Change. This book is similar in design to Cummings and Worleybut it comes with a supplemental book Anderson a of cases and experiential exercises. An Experiential Approach to Organization Development. This is the primary book oriented almost exclusively toward experiential learning of organization development and change.
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The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science | Journal of Applied Behavioral Science reports the latest research on behavioural science and its applications to social policy, organization development. “Organization development is a system-wide application and transfer of behavioral science knowledge to the planned development, improvement, and reinforcement of the strategies, structures, and processes that lead to organization effectiveness” (Cummings & Worley, , pp.
). Board of Directors. Journal of Behavioral Profiling. Annual Meeting. Criminal Profiling Professional Certification Act of A definition of Organization Development Organization Development (OD) concerns system wide planned change, uses behavioral science knowledge, targets.
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