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Organization Development
A Practitioner's Guide for OD and HR

About the Book
Organization development is the systematic method of taking an objective look at how an organization is operating, gathering information, and then deciding on the most appropriate action to help that organization develop and improve. 

Written by two leading experts in the field, Organization Development describes how OD can be used effectively in today's economy to create organizations that maximize their capability. 

The authors provide advice on using diagnostic techniques to identify an organization's needs and on how to ... Expand

Authors / Editors
Dr. Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge
is the founder of Quality & Equality Ltd and the author of many articles on organizational development. She speaks, writes and delivers OD training programs in the UK and was voted one of the 25 most influential thinkers in HR by HR Magazine in 2008. Visit the Q&E website to read Mee-Yan's monthly blog and listen to her podcasts. 

Linda Holbeche was previously Research and Policy Director at the Chartered Institute of Personnel ... Expand

Press Coverage

Read an excerpt from the book on TrainingMag.com

Reviews "Cheung-Judge and Holbeche have given a wonderful gift to the field of organization development and to OD and HR practitioners of all levels of experience. This book offers a remarkable combination of history of the pioneers, review of important thinkers and theories about organization change and leadership, as well as a how-to resource for the practitioner, including many illuminating case studies. …Cheung-Judge ...explores the complex and ambiguous role of OD practitioners in their efforts to ... Expand

Table of Contents

Part One
An OD practitioner's guide to OD 
1. What is OD? A brief history 
2. A theory overview 
3. The OD cycle and the entry and contracting phase 
4. The diagnostic phase 
5. The intervention phase 
6. The evaluation phase 
7. The Organization Development practitioner 
8. Power and politics and Organization Development 
9. The future of OD 

Part Two HR in relation to OD
10. HR in relation to OD 
11. Organization design 
12. Culture change 
13. Managing transformational change 
14. Developing effective leadership 


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