Exploring every stage of the organization development process, in his new edition Donald L. Anderson includes new strategies for change such as appreciative inquiry, world café, and open space. Emphasizing organization development ethics and values in each chapter, the text provides real-world applications and equips students with the tools necessary to thrive in today’s challenging business environment. The new edition features:
- Expanded coverage of whole organization and multiple-organization interventions, now explored in two chapters, examine large-scale interventions such as culture assessment and change, organization design and structure, and mergers and acquisitions.
- New discussion questions, exercises, activities, and role-plays allow students to apply and practice OD concepts.
- New coverage of dialogic approaches to OD (Chapter 13) unpack new strategies like appreciative inquiry, world café, and open space.
- New examples of global organization development (Chapter 15) help students develop a global perspective of OD.