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Chapter 1
Organization Development and
Reinventing the Organization

An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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Learning Objectives
• Define OD and recognize need for
change.

• Describe culture and understand its
impact.

• Understand the psychological contract.
• Describe five stages of OD.
An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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Challenges for Organizations





Change avalanching down on us.
Tomorrow’s world different from today’s.
Organizations need to adapt to change.
Organizations in continuous interaction
with external forces.

An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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Figure 1.1
The Organizational Environment

An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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What Is OD?
• Long-range efforts and programs.
• Aimed at improving organization’s ability
to survive.
• OD changes problem-solving and
renewal processes.

An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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OD Is:







Planned.
Organization wide.
Managed from top.
Increases organization effectiveness.
Planned interventions.
Uses behavioral science knowledge.
An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8 th edition Copyright ©2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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The Characteristics of OD







Planned change.
Collaborative approach.
Improve performance.
Humanistic values.
Systems approach.
Scientific...