April 16th 2010

Organisational development – What’s in a Name

Organisational development has a vital role to play in today's competitive, turbulent and constantly changing world in building healthy and productive organisations, argue Linda Holbeche, CIPD Director of Research and Practice, and Mee-Yan Cheung-Judge, a leading thinker on organisational change.

The topics explored in this article on organisational development include:
• Defining organisational development
• What is involved in organisational development?
• Core values in organisational development
• Why is organisational development needed now – especially by HR professionals?
• The future of organisational development
• Organisational development’s role in sustainable competitive advantage

Here, you can download this article on organisational development. If you are not a CRF member and are interested in discussing membership, please contact Richard Hargreaves on richard@crforum.co.uk.

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