Organization Development: Behavioral Science Interventions for Organization Improvement, 6th Edition

By Wendell L. French, Cecil H. Bell

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 15, 1998

Table of Contents

I. AN INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT.

 1. The Field of Organization Development.

 2. Definitions of Organization Development.

 3. A History of Organization Development.

 4. Values, Assumptions, and Beliefs in OD.

II. THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF OD.

 5. Foundations of Organization Development.

 6. Managing the OD Process.

 7. Action Research and Organization Development.

III. OD INTERVENTIONS.

 8. An Overview of OD Interventions.

 9. Team Interventions.

10. Intergroup and Third-Party Peacemaking Interventions.

11. Comprehensive OD Interventions.

12. Structural Interventions and the Applicability of OD.

13. Training Experiences.

IV. KEY CONSIDERATIONS AND ISSUES.

14. Issues in Consultant-Client Relationships.

15. System Ramifications.

16. Power, Politics, and Organization Development.

17. Research on Organization Development.

18. The Future and Organization Development.

Author Index.

Subject Index.