"Exactly what the OD field has been calling for--a compendium of models, processes, theories¾culled from top NTL experts. As a handbook, you can read some, or read all, of these gifts of knowledge. Depending on your level of experience, this book provides either a primer or a learning curve, never before so tangible. Enjoy!"
--Therese Yaeger, associate director, Ph.D. Program in Organization Development, Benedictine University
"I opened this book and could not stop reading it. The breadth, depth, and quality of this book on OD and change kept me engaged."
--John D. Carter, president, Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, OSD Center, Cleveland, Ohio
"The handbook brilliantly captures the forms, functions, and field that is OD from its academic origins through its development as a science and into its most practical applications."
--Lennox E. Joseph, advisor, organizational effectiveness and development, The World Bank
"Founders, pioneers, and co-creators of the future of OD have come together to offer educators, students, and practitioners a very rich, yet easy and enjoyable to read overview of the past, present, and future values, principles, and practice of organizational development and change."
--Nancy Haus, faculty member, Bowling Green State University's Master of Organizational Development program
From the Inside Flap
The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change is an essential tool for both practitioners and students who want to know how to effectively bring about meaningful and sustainable change in organizations. Featuring contributions from leading practitioners, academics, and scholars in the field, each chapter comprehensively explores a key aspect of organization development including core theories and methods, OD in the international and world setting, practical applications, the future of OD, and many others. Co-published with the NTL Institute, a long-time leader and champion for the field, The NTL Handbook of Organization Development and Change boasts an extensive range of knowledge, experience, and methods integrated by a philosophical system that underscores the vital mission of OD as well as provides expert guidance in the art and science of making organizational development and change work.
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