INTRODUCTIONOrganizational development refers to any effort made to improve a company’s problem solving andrenewal processes, through more effective and collaborative management of organizational culture.
OD? A planned process of change Applies behavioral science knowledge
OD? Aims at the change of organization culture. Aims at reinforcement of organization strategies, structures and processes for improving organization’s effectiveness and health.
OD?Applies to an entire system of anorganization, department or groupas opposed to an aspect of asystem.Targets long terminstitutionalization of new activitiessuch as operation of self managedor autonomous work teams andother problem solving capabilities.Encompasses strategy, structureand process changes.A process managed from the top.
EVOLUTION OF OD IN INDIAIn India, OD and planned changestarted in the early 1960sIndian professionals trained at theNational Training Laboratories(NTL) at Bethel, Maine, USA,Grid programmes were initiatedand widely used-
EVOLUTION OF OD IN INDIAIn the mid-1970s, OD was firstintroduced in India in Larsen andToubro as a formal and structuredpart of the HRD department.
EVOLUTION OF OD IN INDIAEven after 25 years of existencethe Indian Society for AppliedBehavioral Science (ISABS), anassociate of NTL, produced lessthan100 process specialists in thevast country.
EVOLUTION OF OD IN INDIAScenario has changed- T-group trainers HRD movement Contributions of multinationals Influence of Western education Post liberalization period, every one has been forced to seek change Contribution of ISTD, ISISD,IIM.
BROAD CONTEXT FOR OD IN INDIAUnderstanding Organization, Leadership and ManagementUnderstanding Organizational Performance and ManagementSystem Thinking
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