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Three Models of Organizational Development

Organizational Development practitioners often use models to assist in identifying organizational problems.

Discuss these three models; Force- Field Analysis Model, Cause maps and Social Network Analysis, and Difference-Integration model

Give an example of a situation in which the model would be useful in diagnosing problems within an organization.

What type of data would need to be collected in order to use the model?

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Three Models of Organizational Development
Organizational Development practitioners often use models to assist in identifying organizational problems.
Discuss these three models; Force- Field Analysis Model, Cause maps and Social Network Analysis, and Difference-Integration model
The Force Field Analysis is a model for looking at factors that influence a situation. It examines forces by dividing them into forces that are either driving movement towards a goal or blocking movement towards a goal. In short Force Field Analysis is a useful technique for looking at all forces for and against a decision.
Cause maps and social network analysis focuses on the structure relationship that range from casual acquaintances to close bonds. Social network analysis presupposes that relationships are important. So, it maps and measures formal and informal relationships to know what facilities impedes the knowledge flows and binds interacting units. ...

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