Organization Development A Data-Driven Approach to Organizational Change

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-11-16
  • Publisher: Pfeiffer

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This hands-on guide--for planning, diagnosing, implementing, and evaluating organization development interventions--gives scientifically based information, tools, suggestions, and guidelines for those who must manage the human side of change. In Organization Development, leading experts and pioneers: * Present a unified framework for understanding OD * Demonstrate OD's effectiveness for improving individual and organizational performance * Specify what types of goals, values, practices, and interventions should (and should not) represent OD You'll gain a clear understanding of the processes, approaches, and strategies that have been proven to work in managing organizational change. Plus, you'll get a wealth of charts, materials, and checklists, as well as useful practice tips.

Author Biography

Janine Waclawski is a principal consultant in the management consulting services line of business at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she specializes in using data-driven methods for organizational change and executive development. She is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University. She specializes in using surveys and multisource feedback for organizational change and executive development. Allan H. Church is director of organization and management development at PepsiCo, Inc. He specializes in designing customized multisource feedback systems and large-scale diagnostic surveys for organization development and change.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Eduardo Salas
Preface xv
The Authors xxix
Part One: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Organization Development
Introduction and Overview of Organization Development as a Data-Driven Approach for Organizational Change
Janine Waclawski
Allan H. Church
Multisource Feedback for Organization Development and Change
Allan H. Church
Alan G. Walker
Joel Brockner
The Role of Personality Assessment in Organization Development
W. Warner Burke
Debra A. Noumair
Surveys as a Tool for Organization Development and Change
Salvatore V. Falletta
Wendy Combs
Interviews and Focus Groups: Quintessential Organization Development Techniques
Janine Waclawski
Steven G. Rogelberg
Organization Development and the Bottom Line: Linking Soft Measures and Hard Measures
Steven H. Cady
Mark J. Lewis
Part Two: Process-Based Approaches to Organization Development
Process Consultation: A Cornerstone of Organization Development Practice
William M. Kahnweiler
The Heart of It All: Group- and Team-Based Interventions in Organization Development
Richard W. Woodman
William A. Pasmore
Action Learning
Victoria J. Marsick
Judy O'Neil
Karen E. Watkins
Appreciative Inquiry: The New Frontier
Stephen P. Fitzgerald
Kenneth L. Murrell
H. Lynn Newman
Understanding and Using Large System Interventions
Barbara Benedict Bunker
Billie T. Alban
Part Three: Major Developments in Organization Development
Organization Development and IT: Practicing OD in the Virtual World
Nancy T. Tippins
Around the World: Organization Development in the International Context
Michael Marquardt
Evaluating the Impact of Organization Development Interventions
Jennifer W. Martineau
Hallie Preskill
Organization Development Ethics: Reconciling Tensions in OD Values
Gary N. McLean
Susan H. DeVogel
Voices from the Field: Future Directions for Organization Development
Allan H. Church
Janine Waclawski
Seth A. Berr
Name Index 337(8)
Subject Index 345

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