Feb 03, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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HOD-835 Intervention Theories and Methods

4 semester credits
In this course the emphasis is on various change interventions and the assumptions underlying these approaches. The change methods may include sociotechnical systems, appreciative inquiry, large group interventions, open space, dialogic OD, survey feedback, process consultation, strategic planning, team building, job enrichment, participative management, and action research. Students may also critically evaluate various OD models such Weisbord’s Six-Box model, Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model, Tichy’s TPC framework, and Burke-Litwin model. 
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Outcome(s):
  • Develop and demonstrate the competency to accurately judge the right OD intervention approach for specific OD engagements.
  • Develop and demonstrate the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of various OD interventions.
  • Critically analyze underlying assumptions of various intervention approaches to change.
  • Demonstrate how change interventions can help remedy structural inequality.

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