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Organizational Development

1. Apply the relevant aspects of the contracting model to the facts of the case. Include in this, the importance of written agreement, spelling out of client-consultant roles, inadequacy of problem as presented by the client, importance of consultant exploration of client goals and expectations.

2. When making statement, follow up with concrete examples.

3. Use high level of insight by integrating different concepts.

4. Propose solutions that effectively address all or most of the problems in the case.

5. Explain how results led to a change in the organizational development approach.

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Please see the attached case study and questions at the end. I need to do the following with this case study:

1. Apply the relevant aspects of the contracting model to the facts of the case. Include in this, the importance of written agreement, spelling out of client-consultant roles, inadequacy of problem as presented by the client, importance of consultant exploration of client goals and expectations.
In the case Henry wants to enter into a contract with Sneed to give 3-4 days of management education so that Pete could explain to his employees how the company can be turned around and motivate people about high performance work system model. As this is a highly unionized company, Julie is skeptical about how the management education will affect the company. She has agreed to be included in he discussion with the consultant. Sneed the consultant want to find out the goals and objectives that Pete wants to achieve with 3 to 4 days of management education. For getting into a contract, the consultant needs to ascertain the goals of the client, and ensure that there is an agreement on what they need to achieve with what resources in what span of time. Only if there is an agreement can a contract be entered into.

2. When making statement, follow up with concrete examples.

Concrete examples:
Henry may have the objective of removing layers of management, making his organization flat and forming teams for every process in his organization. This may not be ...

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