The Resource Organization development : behavioral science interventions for organization improvement, Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell, Jr

Organization development : behavioral science interventions for organization improvement, Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell, Jr

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Organization development : behavioral science interventions for organization improvement
Title
Organization development
Title remainder
behavioral science interventions for organization improvement
Statement of responsibility
Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell, Jr
Title variation
Behavioral science interventions for organization improvement
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Language
eng
Summary
Appropriate for courses in Organization Development, this new edition explores the improvement of organizations through planned, systematic, long-range efforts focused on the organization's culture and its human and social processes. The authors present a concise and comprehensive exposition of the theory, practice, and research related to organization development. The Sixth Edition reflects the most recent developments, advances and expansions, and research in the area of OD. KEY TOPICS: Adds and updates new material to provide the most current information available. Strengthens coverage by adding new interventions and new material. Offers a more lively tone and writing style. Emphasizes the everchanging paradigms in OD theory and describes several new and important interventions in considerable detail. Sets discussions in the rapidly-evolving contexts of globalization, intensified competition and collaboration, Total Quality Management (TQM) and large-scale organizational change. Provides excellent coverage of the organization and its dynamics for managers and professionals
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1923-
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French, Wendell L.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD58.8
LC item number
.F76 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1935-
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Bell, Cecil
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  • Organizational change
  • Changement organisationnel
  • Organizational change
  • Organisatieontwikkeling
  • Changement organisationnel
  • Organisationsentwicklung
Label
Organization development : behavioral science interventions for organization improvement, Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell, Jr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. AN INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. 1. The Field of Organization Development --- 2. Definitions of Organization Development --- 3. A History of Organization Development --- 4. Values, Assumptions, and Beliefs in OD ---- II. THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF OD. 5. Foundations of Organization Development --- 6. Managing the OD Process --- 7. Action Research and Organization Development ---- III. OD INTERVENTIONS. 8. An Overview of OD Interventions --- 9. Team Interventions --- 10. Intergroup and Third-Party Peacemaking Interventions --- 11. Comprehensive OD Interventions --- 12. Structural Interventions and the Applicability of OD --- 13. Training Experiences ---- IV. KEY CONSIDERATIONS AND ISSUES. 14. Issues in Consultant-Client Relationships --- 15. System Ramifications --- 16. Power, Politics, and Organization Development --- 17. Research on Organization Development --- 18. The Future and Organization Development
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780132422314
Lccn
98046113
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39914158
  • (OCoLC)ocm39914158
Label
Organization development : behavioral science interventions for organization improvement, Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. AN INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT. 1. The Field of Organization Development --- 2. Definitions of Organization Development --- 3. A History of Organization Development --- 4. Values, Assumptions, and Beliefs in OD ---- II. THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF OD. 5. Foundations of Organization Development --- 6. Managing the OD Process --- 7. Action Research and Organization Development ---- III. OD INTERVENTIONS. 8. An Overview of OD Interventions --- 9. Team Interventions --- 10. Intergroup and Third-Party Peacemaking Interventions --- 11. Comprehensive OD Interventions --- 12. Structural Interventions and the Applicability of OD --- 13. Training Experiences ---- IV. KEY CONSIDERATIONS AND ISSUES. 14. Issues in Consultant-Client Relationships --- 15. System Ramifications --- 16. Power, Politics, and Organization Development --- 17. Research on Organization Development --- 18. The Future and Organization Development
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xv, 343 pages
Isbn
9780132422314
Lccn
98046113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39914158
  • (OCoLC)ocm39914158

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