By Clare Huffington
A pragmatic advisor to the necessities of organisational switch with out averting the tough factor of guiding humans throughout the means of transition.
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Extra resources for A Manual of Organizational Development: Psychology of Change
Organization developer Assisting work groups, individuals, and organizations in bringing about planned change A focused, planned effort to increase effectiveness within an organization or amongst its employees and work groups. Interpersonal developer Providing ways to enrich human interaction and enhance working relationships and climate More effective communication and interpersonal relationships. An improved work climate. Skills builder Providing training for individual work group and organizational growth— using a variety of methods Persons with new or enhanced skills in such areas as interpersonal relationships, management leadership, problem-solving/decision making, group effectiveness, communications, motivation, creativity.
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