Common Organizational Development Interventions

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Eben Enslin
In Organizational Development certain specific planned interventions are used, seeking to achieve improved organizational effectiveness as well as employee well being. The 5 most used interventions by change agents are: 1. Sensitivity Training (also known as T-groups). This method refers to a method of changing behaviour through a series of unstructured group interactions. Members of the organization are bought together in an open environment. Participants loosely discuss the organizational processes and issues. The O.D. professional creates an atmosphere for participants to express their ideas and their attitudes. 2. Survey Feedback. This is the best tool for assessing attitudes and for identifying perceptions. Everyone is the organization can participate in the survey. A typical survey asks members a range of questions relating to decision-making practices, communication effectiveness, job satisfaction and co-ordination between units. 3. Process Consultation. A set of activities o (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Adam Mohammed Baba, Director, Ghana

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