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HOD-822 Organization Development and Change

4 semester credits
Students explore theory and practice relating to change in social systems, including groups, organizations and communities.  The focus is on planned, facilitated change to strengthen adaptation, quality of working life, and effectiveness within (and of) organizations. A range of organization development approaches will be studied, along with their attendant assumptions, values, processes, practices, and evaluation. Though planned change will be primary focus, the course will also explore unplanned, emergent, and continuous change in organizations.
Delivery Method: Online
Grading Default: Letter
Learning Objective(s):
  • Critically analyze theory underlying different approaches to organization development and change
  • Demonstrate understanding of various OD practices and techniques and their use in organizational settings



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