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June 11, 2013
Organization Development: Not so mysterious after all?
What is organization development (OD)? Google it and you’ll find a hundred definitions. In his book Organization Development, Dr. Donald L. Anderson defines OD as “the process of increasing organizational effectiveness and facilitating personal and organizational change through the use of interventions driven by social and behavioral science knowledge”. Well, glad we cleared that up! Meanwhile, back in the business world, many learning professionals find themselves confused by the foreign language of OD and bewildered by the array of OD interventions at their disposal. So, what is - and what isn’t – organization development?
Define organization development.
Explore the primary roles played by learning professionals in today’s organizations and identify where OD fits within these roles.
Review types of organization development interventions.
Apply the GAPS! organization development model to a case study.
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Request for Proposals
OSU-OKC Summer Institute presented by the Training & Development Center
RFP Deadline: May 29, 2013
OSU-OKC Training & Development Center invites the submission of presentation proposals for the campus wide Summer Institute in the topic areas centering on the team relationship including but not limited to Team Building, Team Leadership, Fostering the Team Environment, and Team Initiative. The day-long program will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The 45 minute breakout sessions will be offered concurrently and repeated in the morning and the afternoon, allowing the entire campus to take part in the professional development day. There are 2 presentation times available in the morning for a total of 4 breakout sessions and this schedule will be repeated in the afternoon.
Submit proposals to email@example.com. Each breakout session presenter will be reimbursed $100 per presentation. Click the link to the document below for more information:
RFP SI 2013.doc