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Annotated bibliography for organizational development and change

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Prepare an Annotated Bibliography for a topic related to Organizational Development and Change.

Use APA format for an annotated bibliography.

The typical entry is 150-200 words

1. Professional Reading - Complete, well developed, appropriate bibliography. Minimum of 15 articles. Do not include popular magazine article, non-peer reviewed articles, or unidentified author web site articles.

2. Elegance - The response is clear, concise, and focused. It contains both description and critical analysis of the article's relevance, accuracy, and quality of the source cited.

3. Grammar/punctuation - Response complies with the rules of written English.

4. Format - The response adheres to APA format for bibliography and citations.

5. Abstract - The response includes an abstract that identifies unifying trends/themes and or controversy in the professional writing on the topic; overall quality of the articles available related to the topic selected.

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I provided you with the annotations for 8 entries including the references in APA. I also included the title references (APA) for seven more articles that are in the same area of exploration as the ones provided. If you need clarification or have any questions, please ask.

Annotated Bibliography, organizational development
Raz, A.E., (2009) Transplanting management: participative change, organizational development, and the glocalization of corporate culture. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 45(2), 280-304.

Using symbolic interactionist theory, the author is seeking to center the OD conversation in the dynamics of not just organizational change, but cultural identities and boundaries. Using an Israeli owned company located in South Korea, the focus is on how the culture of a kibbutz based organization (with socialist cultural tendencies) affects the collectivism culture of employees in South Korea. While collectivism is present in both, the Israeli focus is on community and the S. Korean has issues with power distance, per Hofstede. The interactions are corporate, workplace cultural changes, and Korean culture. This is a case study using grounded theory and interpretations and discovery of work concepts were the focus of examination. When processing the information, the author found the expected dimensions of power distance, uncertainty, and collectivism as issues. During organizational change, there are other expected focuses in terms of management style and company vs national culture. Family orientation and gender relations were also part of the issues discovered as the S. Koreans attempted to assimilate into the different style of collectivism presented in the changes happening. Using participative management was used to power the change because it is more human relations based and is more likely to increase both productivity and job satisfaction.

Conceição, S.,C.O., & Altman, B. A. (2011). Training and development process and organizational culture change. Organization Development Journal, 29(1), 33-43.

The change that most organizations seek require three things, process changes, leadership , and management. Organization that change process must also change culturally for the changes to become permanent. However, organizational cultures are dynamic, created and flowing through the interactions of the people in the organization. How to use change process to identify the needs of the culture and cement the changes in the culture is the question asked in the study. Since it is necessary to change as the markets and world change, it is necessary for transformations to occur constantly. A learning organization encourages purposeful change when the new ideas and experiences are encouraged and accepted. This article is a case study of a division of a higher education institution. Training and development are expected, but the organization needed to find a systematic approach to changes and training to keep up with the new technologies needed. A collaborative approach was used and communication and learning were part of the organizational change, including its culture.

Ray, K.W. (2011) Understanding the effects of leadership development on the ...

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