Organization Development: Its Nature, Origins, and Prospects
This book presents a very broad survey of the history and present practice of organization development. How and why did it come about, what is it, and what are some of the major unresolved issues in organization development? It is a systematic attempt to describe the various strategies and tactics employed in different kinds of organization development efforts. The author tries to build a general framework within most organization development programs can be located.
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What It Is and What It Isnt
What is Organization Development?
The Basic Conditions which Create the Need
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