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Publication Date: 1972
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Organizational Development: Values, Process, and Technology.
Margulies, Newton; Raia, Anthony P.
The current state-of-the-art of organizational development is the focus of this book. The five parts into which the book is divided are as follows: Part One--Introduction (Organizational Development in Perspective--the nature, values, process, and technology of organizational development); Part Two--The Components of Organizational Developments (Key Elements in Organizational Development--planned change, organizational learning, consultation, and selected readings); Part Three--The Process and Technology of Organizational Development (The Collection of Data--data gathering, nature of the data, techniques, choosing a method, selected readings; The Diagnostic Phase--diagnosis, selected readings; Intervening the System--planned interventions, conflict and conflict resolution, and selected readings; laboratory method and selected readings, team development and selected readings, intergroup building and selected readings, and other interventions and selected readings); Part Four--Emerging Issues in Organizational Development (Problems and Challenges in Organizational Development--the need for professionalism, the use of sensitivity training, the use of external and internal consultants, overemphasis on personal-cultural change, limitation to hierarchical systems, and selected readings); and Part Five--Case Studies in Organizational Development (The Practice of Organizational Development--some conditions for success and failure) (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Behavior Change, Bibliographies, Case Studies, Conflict Resolution, Data Collection, Human Relations, Industry, Intervention, Laboratory Training, Learning Motivation, Organizational Change, Problem Solving, Sensitivity Training, White Collar Occupations
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, N. Y. (no price given)
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