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Module 2: Organizational Development

Students are to write a response to each bullet point in their papers. Each MODULE is essentially a series of answers to the questions posed. Learners should submit them as Modular Papers, with a header for each subtopic. There are four papers then, with the subtopics included in the module. The paper should be 5-7 pages in length, properly sourced and formatted (APA Style is strongly encouraged).  Superior papers will integrate additional research conducted on the subject by the learner.



1.   Analyze the historical development of (Chapter 5) organizational development in relation to the motivational considerations of supervision and management. Link this to Chapter 6: Human Factors in the organization.

2.   Critique both the Chapter 5 content with Chapter 16 with the dual issues of police misconduct and civilian review boards. This material is not included in the text. See the resources list for information on several key cases: the Christopher Commission, the Rampart Executive Report, the Amadou Diallo and Abner Louima cases as examples. Do a web search for this information. Refer to: Human Rights Watch; Shielded from Justice http://www.hrw.org/reports98/police/

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Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change
Dr. Donald L. Anderson  More Info

According to the description of Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change, Of interest to students, managers, executives, change agents, and practitioners, Organization Development is a guide to leadership in individual, team, and organizational change. Incorporating discussion of OD ethics into each chapter, author Donald L. Anderson offers thorough discussions of classic OD techniques, as well as up-to-date interventions at all levels. In-depth case studies that follow major content and process chapters allow students to immediately apply what they have learned. In todays challenging environment of increased globalization, rapidly changing technologies, economic pressures, and expectations in the contemporary workforce, this book is an essential tool.


Key Features

  • Explores each stage of the OD process in detail (entry, contracting, data gathering, diagnosis and feedback, interventions, and evaluation)
  • Incorporates theory, research, and consulting techniques for both traditional OD practices and newly adapted strategies for change, such as appreciative inquiry and Six Sigma
  • Illustrates the benefits of OD in the workplace contexts of corporations, government, education, and nonprofit, for-profit, and health care organizations
  • Provides practical instruction on implementing OD best practices in the real world, including interventions at the organization, team and group, and individual levels
  • Allows students to analyze, apply, and discuss OD concepts through integrated case studies
  • Includes suggestions for further reading for those who wish to learn more about specific topics


Organization Development: The Process of Leading Organizational Change is ideal for graduate and upper-level undergraduate business courses such as Organization Development, Organizational Change, Leadership and Organizational Change, and Organization Diagnosis.

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