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Evaluation of Organizational Development Theories

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Evaluate, compare, or contrast a few OD theories from text, research, interview, or personal experience.

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In providing guidance for this posting I will a evaluate a few organizational development theories from my own personal experience. Systems theory is an organizational development theory that I have seen applied to a number of successful organizations, due to the fact that this theory helps an organization to develop due to the fact that this theoretical perspective helps organizational leadership to view their organization as interdependent and interconnected departments etc. In addition, this theoretical perspective of organizational development also provides the perspective ...

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To develop a paper on organizational development (OD) a problem must be identified. Problems that develop within organizations include: low staff morale, job dissatisfaction, and low job productivity. Strategies using OD are based on a plan of action to implement effective change.

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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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