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Author: William J Rothwell; Roland Sullivan; Gary N McLean
Publisher: Amsterdam ; San Diego : Pfeiffer., ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Enhanced with exhibits, activities, instruments, case studies, and more, each section of this indispensable resource shows you how to implement the change process. The editors, themselves leaders in the field of OD, include insights from a wide variety of well-known practitioners. You'll get valuable tips on: Defining OD Marketing OD services Planning and conducting an intervention Assessing the effort and gathering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Practicing organization development.
Amsterdam ; San Diego : Pfeiffer., ©1995
(OCoLC)895343056
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Rothwell; Roland Sullivan; Gary N McLean
ISBN: 0883903792 9780883903797
OCLC Number: 33988792
Description: xxxiv, 622 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Models for change and steps in action research / William J. Rothwell, Roland Sullivan and Gary N. McLean --
Entry / Richard Alan Endahl --
Start-up / David W. Jamieson --
Assessment and feedback / Jerry Franklin --
Action planning / D.D. Warrick --
Interventions in large systems / Thomas G. Cummings and Ann E. Feyerherm --
Interventions in small groups / W. Brendan Reddy --
Person-focused interventions / Udai Pareek --
Evaluation / Gary N. McLean, Roland Sullivan and William J. Rothwell --
Adoption / W. James Smith and Jack A. Tesmer --
Separation / Ann Van Eron and W. Warner Burke --
International OD / David C. Wigglesworth --
Ethics in OD / Susan H. DeVogel, Roland Sullivan, Gary N. McLean and William J. Rothwell --
Developing OD competence for the future / Saul Eisen, Hoy Steele and Jeanne Cherbeneau.
Responsibility: edited by William J. Rothwell, Roland Sullivan, Gary N. McLean ; with a foreword by Kathleen D. Dannemiller and Robert W. Jacobs.
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Enhanced with exhibits, activities, instruments, case studies, and more, each section of this indispensable resource shows you how to implement the change process. The editors, themselves leaders in the field of OD, include insights from a wide variety of well-known practitioners. You'll get valuable tips on: Defining OD Marketing OD services Planning and conducting an intervention Assessing the effort and gathering feedback Conducting large-scale and small-scale interventions Using OD methods internationally Maintaining ethical standards in OD ... and much more! In addition, the book outlines the eight steps in action research: entry, start-up, assessment and feedback, action planning, intervention, evaluation, adoption, and separation. You'll learn the methods for applying each step and the competencies required to successfully conduct each one. Practicing Organization Development is packed with useful, current, proven direction on applying OD principles in the real world--order your copy today! -- Publisher description.

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