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Organization Development & Change, 10th Edition.


Organization Development & Change, 10th Edition

Thomas G. Cummings and Christopher G. Worley

Cengage Learning


810 pages




This textbook covers organization development and change theory and practice, including historical aspects; the process; and human process, technostructural, human resource, and strategic change interventions; as well as applications for various outcomes, and in nonindustrial settings. This edition combines chapters on the diagnostic process, and data collection, analysis, and feedback; integrates global issues and perspectives; rewrites the part on strategic change interventions, adding dynamic strategy making, revising the section on organization design, expanding the section on design to explore integrated strategic change, and revising the sections on organization learning, built to change, and culture change; adds a new chapter on organizational development practices to improve economic, social, and ecological outcomes; and rewrites the description of designing interventions to account for cross-cultural values, as well as rewriting the sections on organization development in healthcare, education, government, and family businesses, and revising the chapter on future directions. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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