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Chapter 1: General Introduction to Organization Development Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 1 discussion question - Saturday, May 11, 2013 Completed Peer feedback - Sunday, May 12, 2013

Note: Students will not be penalized for late responses in week one of the course. However, students should do their best to post responses to the discussion questions within the week they are due so that they do not fall behind in the course. In the literature, numerous definitions have been offered for organization development. After reading chapter one and doing some research on the definitions for organization development, in your own words, offer a definition for organization development. Use the research to discuss how you developed your definition. Why is organization development important for today's organizations? Chapter 2: The Nature of Planned Change Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 2 discussion questions - Saturday, May 11, 2013 Peer feedback - Sunday, May 12, 2013

Note: Students will not be penalized for late responses in week one of the course. However, students should do their best to post responses to the discussion questions within the week they are due so that they do not fall behind in the course. Application 2.2: Planned Change in an Underorganized System The application starts on page 37. Answer the following questions relating to the application. 1. Identify the problem in the case.

2. What solutions are offered by the changed agent?
3. Critique the change.
Chapter 3: The Organization Development Practitioner Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 3 discussion questions - Saturday, May 18, 2013 Completed Peer feedback - Sunday, May 19, 2013

Read application 3.2, "Kindred Todd and the Ethics of OD" (page 65-66). Answer the following questions pertaining to the application. 1. In the application, a group of consultants were involved in an ethical dilemma. Have you ever been faced with an ethical dilemma? 2. Thinking back, do you think that you handled the situation ethically? 3. What are some questions every person should ask themselves when faced with an ethical dilemma? 4. If you were the consultant in the Kindred Todd case, how would you have handled the situation? (Do not simply say the same way as Todd. If you like the way in which Todd handled the situation, then provide a discussion.) 5. Do you believe Todd handled the situation ethically?

Chapter 4: Entering and Contracting Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 4 discussion questions - Saturday, May 18, 2013 Completed Peer feedback - Sunday, May 19, 20123

Read application 4.1, "Entering Alegent Health" (page 80-81). Answer the following questions pertaining to the application. 1. What do you think is the most important issue?
2. Do you agree with the consultant's approach? Discuss.
Chapter 5: Diagnosing Organizations Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 5 discussion questions - Saturday, May 25, 2013 Peer feedback - Sunday, May 26, 2013

1. What is diagnosis?
2. Why is there a need for diagnostic models?
Read application 5.1, "Steinway's Strategic Orientation" (page 100-105). Answer the following question pertaining to application 5.1. 1. Assess the application's inputs and strategic orientation. Chapter 7: Collecting and Analyzing Diagnostic Information Options Menu: Forum Please answer the below questions with the following due dates. Response to chapter 7 discussion questions - Saturday, May 25, 2013 Peer feedback - Sunday, May 26, 2013

1. Which of the four data collection methods discussed in this chapter do you think is most effective? Which do you think is the most difficult to...
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