Essentials of Organization Development and Change by Thomas G. Cummings

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Published by South-Western College Pub .

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Subjects:

  • Organizational theory & behaviour,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Organizational Behavior,
  • Structural Adjustment,
  • Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior,
  • Organizational change

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10483798M
ISBN 100324023995
ISBN 109780324023992

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Overview of Organization Development. Organization Development Defined 1 The Growth and Relevance of Organization Development 4 A Short History of Organization Development 6 Laboratory Training Background 6 Action Research and Survey Feedback Background 8 Normative Background 9 Productivity and Quality-of-Work-Life Background 11 Strategic Change Background 12 Evolution in.

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