The Use, Impact, and Fate of Specialist Change Resources

The purpose of this chapter is to compare and contrast the natural history of development and impact of the various groups of internal and external OD consultants who worked in the corporate headquarters and Agricultural, Petrochemicals, Plastics, and Mond Divisions of ICI. Simply stated there is the requirement to explain why by 1983, through different pathways of development, and after varying life histories and effects, two of these divisional OD groups had ceased to exist while the head office OD activities and the other divisional OD activities continued in 1983, if not in anything like the same size and form as they had emerged in the different business, social, and organisational ...

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