Organizational Development

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1. | Question : | Define Organizational Development (OD) according to An Experiential Approach to Organizational Development: | | | Student Answer: | | Comprises the long range efforts and programs aimed at improving an organizations ability to survive by changing its problem solving and renewal processes. | | Instructor Explanation: | Organizational development is a long-range effort and programs aimed at improving an organization’s ability to survive by changing its problems solving and renewal processes. | | | | Points Received: | 2 of 2 | | Comments: | You did a nice job with this question. | | |

2. | Question : | Which of the following is included as one of the important ideas in the text's
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| | | | Points Received: | 2 of 2 | | Comments: | Nice answer. | | |

3. | Question : | Over time, organizations develop certain ways of doing business that are collectively referred to as the __________of the organization. | | | Student Answer: | | culture | | | | mission | | | | net profit | | | | constraints | | | | none of the above | | | | Points Received: | 1 of 1 | | Comments: | | | |

4. | Question : | Organization culture is concerned with | | | Student Answer: | | shared assumptions | | | | socialization of new members | | | | shared history | | | | managerial philosophy | | | | all of the above | | | | Points Received: | 1 of 1 | | Comments: | | | |

5. | Question : | Factors in the Corporate Culture Index include the following characteristics: | | | Student Answer: | | member identify and team emphasis | | | | people forcus and autonomy | | | | control and risk tolerance | | | | both a. and c. | | | | all of the above | | | | Points Received: | 1 of 1 | | Comments: | | | |

6. | Question : | (1) Outline and describe the five type of OD practitioner style. (2) What style(s) might be the most effective for managing organizational change and

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