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Organization Design and Development

The onset of the Information Age has forced industry to continuously seek new and innovative business practices to remain competitive. This has compelled organizations to examine the way they do business and to restructure their organizations through organization design and development interventions.

This chapter provides information on definition, scope, and work implementation for the organization design and development interventions outlined in Figure 16.1. Listen carefully—the voice of the practitioner may also be heard commenting on a specific intervention.

FIGURE 16.1. Organization Design and Development Intervention Components

Definition and Scope

Organization design and development is a process ...

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