8.2 OD INTERVENTIONS AND THEIR CLASSIFICATION

OD interventions are the building blocks which are planned activities designed to improve the organisation's functioning through participation of the organisational members. The inventory of OD interventions is quite extensive. We will explore several classification schemes here to help you understand how various interventions “clump” together in terms of (a) the objectives of the interventions and (b) the targets of the interventions. Familiarity with how interventions relate to one another is useful for planning the overall OD strategy.

OD programmes are designed to achieve specific goals, and often several interventions are combined into a “package” to accomplish the goals. The following are the ...

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