Define Organizational Development “as you see it” and explain the personal origins of your definition. Refer to at least two other outside sources to assist you in your response. Use APA Requirements to properly cite your sources.
For further context before answering this week’s question, read one of the following two articles:
- Hussein Sarayreh, B., Khudair, H., & alabed Barakat, E. (2013, July). Comparative study: The Kurt Lewin of change management. International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 2(4), 626-629. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/q54ve2o
- Appelbaum, S. H., Habashy, S., Malo, J. L., & Shafiq, H. (2012). Back to the future: Revisiting Kotter’s 1996 change model. The Journal of Management Development, 31(8), 764-782).
Then, describe how an organization that has implemented either Lewin’s Planned change approach or Kotter’s Eight Stage process may be strategically more focused and why. Provide example organizations to support your findings.