This course focuses on assessing the overall effectiveness of various organizations and their approaches to change. Students learn how to apply theoretical models to evaluate organizational performance, techniques to manage interventions, and methods of evaluating and institutionalizing change.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Apply an organization development model to a design change strategy that may promote organizational effectiveness.
- Articulate organizational problems at the individual, group (including team or unit), and organization levels of analysis.
- Recommend solutions to address organizational problems.
- Identify institutionalized evaluation techniques for planned change.