Description : Organization Development Basics is a primer on the broad field of OD and offers just the right amount of information to create an understanding of the tools, practices, and core skills of the OD practitioner.
Author by : Patricia Pulliam Phillips
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Society for Training and Development
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 541
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Description : Measuring the Success of Organizational Development: A Step-by-Step Guide for Measuring Impact and Calculating ROI, by Patricia Pulliam Phillips, Lizette Zuniga, and Jack J. Phillips, examines the strategic role of organizational development (OD), explains the reasons for measuring OD efforts, and proposes a framework for measuring effectiveness. Ultimately, OD practitioners will be able to determine how particular OD interventions correlate with business results; determine areas for investments, modifications, and cessation; justify budget allocations; and be more accountable for how money is spent within their organizations. Part I of the book explains the concept of ROI and outlines the steps to ensure accurate measurement of the effects of OD programs. Part II consists of case studies that show “evaluation in action,” providing a conceptual framework and workable suggestions for developing, implementing, and maintaining programs for measuring success in OD programs.
Description : The purpose of this book is to address one of the most rapidly growing and important areas in the field of organization development. Despite its importance, relatively little is known about international and global organization development. This book is designed to summarize and apply the existing knowledge in international and global organization development in such a fashion as to provide insight, knowledge, and application in a way that is most helpful to the organization development professional who is interested in, or working in, the field. The book incorporates models of cultural differences, which are identified and expanded in terms of the implications for the practice of organization development. (1) It explores cultural values in terms of differences in resistance to change, the nature of leadership roles, organizational structure and the application of such organization development techniques as team building, survey feedback, job redesign, and large group methods. (2) It explore successes in both developed and developing countries. (3) It provides a list of competencies both for basic knowledge and skills and their extension to international work. It explores the match between organization development interventions and national cultural values. (4) It explores the role of economic development and legal and political structures for global organization development practitioners. It deals with the issue of culture specific versus universal organization development techniques. (5) It incorporates stories from pioneers in the field as well as more recent members of the organization development community. (6) It uses illustrations from awardwinning international projects. (7) It draws on a substantial amount of work undertaken by the authors including over one hundred interviews with leading organization development professionals, surveys of organization development professionals, articles and books on international/global organization development and the authors’ own international research including an award winning international case.
Description : THIS BOOK IS A PRIMER AND GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO ARE BEGINNING THEIR PRACTICE IN THE FIELD OF ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. IT IS ALSO INTENDED TO BE USEFUL FOR THOSE WHO ARE EXPERIENCED PRACTITIONERS IN OD AND THOSE WHO MANAGE ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE.
Description : Leadership Development Basics is a comprehensive guide for creating leadership development programs and measuring the impact of leadership development activities against organizational goals. Author, Karen Lawson, addresses desirable leadership traits and details competency areas necessary for potential leaders. Featured techniques provide instruction for developing leadership traits and competencies and identifying individuals with high leadership potential. Detailed instructions for developing leadership programs, including formal internal programs, external leadership programs, and individual development activities, are featured as well as advice on measuring program effectiveness.
Description : In a tumultuous global business environment, change is a constant. Organizations are affected by many factors from the local economy to global competition. To be successful they must do more than react to changes, they need to be proactive. Organization Development Fundamentals provides a starting point for those interested in learning more about taking this proactive approach. The authors explore the many facets of organization development and change management, including the theories, models, and steps necessary to complete the process. This is a perfect resource for professionals who are just starting out in the OD field or who want to brush-up on the basics. After reading this book, you will be able to: Define organization development and change management. Implement a change effort. Understand the competencies required of successful change agents. Recognize and solve ethical dilemmas related to change.
Description : Creating a workforce development system that encourages and supports employee talents and motivation is difficult work without a systematic approach. This Infoline shows you how to accomplish this goal using a six-step process for creating and implementing a career system. Detailed background sections provides information on what these systems can do for an organization along with case studies to demonstrate how career systems have succeeded in other organizations and explains the components of a career development system. It outlines six steps for creating and implementing a career system.
Description : Failure to embrace change and adapt to its demands produces surprising business casualties. For example, how could manufacturers of film-based cameras fail to anticipate the impact of digital photography? Change Basics offers a complete how-to guide for organizations and individuals seeking to understand, manage, and lead change. Included is a powerful four-phase model to help change agents understand and respond to the emotional journey during a change initiative. The authors offer dozens of practical tips, tools, and strategies to aid successful change implementation including: Using appreciative inquiry methodology; Understanding effective communication; Building employee resilience.
Description : Here's the basic primer on how to grow the 'right people who are already on the bus' in your organization. This new book intends to empower training and development leaders with the necessary tools and understanding to become catalysts for brining a career development focus to their organizations by implementing three success factors: making career development part of the strategic planning process and extend it across organizational boundaries, sustain the career development focus regardless of budget, economic, and short-term profit goals, and finally, rewarding managers and leaders who help others reach their goals.
Description : Organizational Development (OD) consultants often face dilemmas when they market their services because there is a gap between clients’ expectation and the actual role of OD consultants. This book is about how to overcome that dilemma by finding effective marketing strategies for a different approach to consulting. Marketing Organization Development: A How-To Guide for OD Consultants focuses on the challenges faced by internal and external consultants in marketing and selling their services. By distinguishing between performance consulting and Organization Development (OD) consulting, this book demonstrates why marketing and selling OD consulting services are unique. This book meets not only unique OD consultants’ needs by reflecting the philosophical background of OD and unique marketing challenges but the needs of Human Resource Development (HRD) managers’ need who are interested in promoting or selling their change interventions within their organizations. This comprehensive book: Reviews important terms and popular tools used in the marketing process and outlines the many roles a consultant must fill to obtain and keep the business (i.e., marketer, salesperson, brand manager, account management) .Describes the criteria for self-evaluation as an OD consultant. It examines how to identify your strengths and the competencies you need to develop based on OD competencies. Provides an introduction to actionable steps and resources for organization development, change management, and performance management consultants to evaluate unmet needs and opportunities through a niche market for consulting services. Covers how to communicate value to your target customers and how to brand your service. Describes various channels of OD marketing such as viral, word of mouth, and social media marketing. . Reviews selling tactics for l your consulting service and discusses the importance of having a defined sales process to which you adhere.