Organization Development

Question # 1 Compare and contrast the five “stems” of OD-laboratory training, action research/survey feedback, normative background, quality of work life, and strategic change.

Question #2 Outline the key events in history/evolution of OD. How might the past influence future directions of the field?

Question # 3 Outline the key issues involved in open systems theory including the five key systems properties: inputs, transformations, and outputs; boundaries; feedback; equifinality; and alignment.