Week 8: Interactive activitity
8.1 Learning Outcomes:
Understand the diagnostic issues associated with interpersonal relations and group dynamics interventions. (MLO 10.1)
Illustrate the principles of the process consultation intervention. (MLO 10.2)
Describe the process of third-party conflict resolution. (MLO 10.3)
Discuss and evaluate the core organization development (OD) intervention of team building. (MLO 10.4)
Understand the diagnostic issues associated with organization-wide process interventions. (MLO 11.1)
Demonstrate the organization confrontation meeting. (MLO 11.2)
Describe and evaluate the effectiveness of large-group interventions. (MLO 11.40
8.2 Action Required:
Chapter 10: Interpersonal and Group Process Approaches.
Chapter 11: Organization Process Approache
TEXTBOOK: Cummings, T., & Worley, C. (2015). Organization development and change. (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. ISBN#: 13 9781133190455 (print), ISBN#: 13 9781285800967 (e-text).
Lambrechts, Frank & Grieten, Styn & Bouwen, R. & Corthouts, Felix. (2009). Process Consultation RevisitedTaking a Relational Practice Perspective. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. 45. 39-58. 10.1177/0021886308326563.
Cox, Tom & Taris, Toon & Nielsen, Karina. (2010). Organizational interventions: Issues and challenges. Work and Stress – WORK STRESS. 24. 217-218. 10.1080/02678373.2010.519496.
8.3 Test your Knowledge (Question):
1*Discuss the issues associated with interpersonal relations and group dynamics interventions.*
2*Discuss the differences between individual and group interventions and provide an example of each.
Explain Third-Party Interventions and provide an example.3*
Discuss some of the team building activities.*4
How effective is large group interventions from your point of view?*5
Discuss some of the issues associated with organization process interventions.*6
7*Briefly explain Organization Confrontation Meeting in your own words and discuss why it is important
Distinguish between different types and levels of strategy and strategy implementation
Gain insights into the strategy-making processes of different types of organizations
Chapter 7. Strategy Formation: Corporate Strategy
Textbook: Wheelen, T. L., Hunger, D., Hoffman, A. N., & Bamford, C. E. (2014). Concepts in strategic management and business policy (14th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN-13: 9780133126129 (print), 9780133126433 (e-text)
Andersson, H., & Janson, G. (2012). Evaluating a corporate strategy: A case study ofLänsförsäkringar. Available via https://stud.epsilon.slu.se/4453/1/Andersson_et_al_120703.pdf
Test your knowledge
How is corporate parenting different from portfolio analysis? How is it alike? Is it a useful concept in a global industry?
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