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I need assistance with writing about Organizational Development contingencies in global settings and in nonindustrial settings. I would like to use the examples of health care, school systems, and family-owned businesses.

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Organizational Development Contingencies

Organizational development (OD) refers to planned practices that are used by organizations to make systematic changes in organizational culture and structure as well as in attitude of employees through long-terms training programs (Werner & DeSimone, 2012). In case of OD, an organization faces number of unforeseen events called contingencies. Some of major OD contingencies in case of global settings and nonindustrial settings are discussed below.

OD Contingencies in Global Settings

In today's global economy, most of companies prefer to spread their wings across various countries to expand their business, achieve high market share and develop new business opportunities. In this context, a company can face some contingencies or practice issues, when performing the practices of OD in international settings due to cultural differences, degree of economic uncertainty and different environmental factors (Cummings & Worley, 2008). Cross-cultural perspective is a crucial factor that plays a significant role in the success or failure of OD activities in global settings. Due to cross-cultural perspective, contingencies like power distance, context ...

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The organizational development contingencies for non industrial settings are given.