Learning Goal: I’m working on a business discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
6.1 Learning Outcomes:
- Illustrate the research design and measurement issues associated with evaluating organization development (OD) interventions. (MLO 9.1)
6.2 Action Required:
- Required Readings:
Chapter 9: Evaluating and Institutionalizing OD Interventions.
TEXTBOOK: Cummings, T., & Worley, C. (2015). Organization development and change. (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. ISBN#: 13 9781133190455 (print), ISBN#: 13 9781285800967 (e-text).
- Recommended Readings:
Church, A. H. (2017). The art and science of evaluating organization development interventions. Od Practitioner, 49(2), 26-35.
Head, T. C., & Sorensen Jr., P. F. (2005). The Evaluation of Organization Development Interventions: An Empirical Study. Organization Development Journal, 23(1), 40–55.
6.3 Test your Knowledge (Question):
- Discuss some of the issues faced by organizations in Evaluating OD Interventions.
Post your answer in the discussion board using the discussion link below (Week6: Interactive learning Discussion).