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Organizational Change and Development

I need help starting a paper on organizational development

In constructing a paper on Organizational Development begin with a thesis stament, and gather background material on the process of change that could take place within organization. This should help you get started. Based on research on strategies for Organizational Development, (OD) change within an organization and/or corporation are focused on a plan of action. Thus, the background material gathered and references should help to explain the change process and/or intervention necessary to resolve the problem. Regarding theories of OD, three primary theories are associated with organizational development. They are defined and explained as they relate to the change process in a plan of action based on the OD approach including: Scientific management, Ideal bureaucracy and Administrative management.

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The process of change in Organzational Development (OD) is discussed based on an action research model to identify problems within an organization and/or corporation. Strategies are discussed based on theories of OD as a systematic response by which to implement and /or make recommendations for successful systematic changes. Outlined is a four-phase sequence of a planned action for change within an organziation. Sources are provided that focus on the principles and theories of change in organizational development.