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The NTL handbook of organization development and change : principles, practices, and perspectives / Brenda B. Jones and Michael Brazzel, editors.

Publication:
San Francisco, CA : Pfeiffer, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (754 p.)
Edition:
Second edition.
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Subjects:
Organizational change -- Management.
Business consultants -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
"This book provides an essential learning tool for both practitioners and students and presents the skills and competencies of an effective Organizational Development practitioner. It examines OD as both field and profession, and considers its history, values and ethics, and provides best practices, theories, methods, processes, and applications-contributed by a veritable "who's who" of contributors. The collection of nearly 30 chapters offers models that build effective organizations that can provide business, social, environmental, and global sustainability. It outlines the skills required to be an effective Organizational Development practitioner, highlights the importance of values and ethics, and methodically presents best practices, theories, methods, processes, and application for a new generation of OD practitioners and students faced with constantly emerging issues and changes in the workplace environment"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
part one. Organization development as a profession and field of practice
part two. Perspectives on organization development practice
part three. Organization change, leadership, and culture
part four. Working with groups and individuals
part five. Multicultural perspectives
part six. Areas of focus in organization development
part seven. The present and future of organization development.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Jones, Brenda B.
Brazzel, Michael.
ISBN:
1-118-83616-2
1-118-83617-0
1-118-83603-0
OCLC:
874160795