Archive for Organizational Development

Strategic Planning: Failures and Alternatives

Here is Part 1 of a two-article series on strategic planning and alternatives to strategic planning. Strategic planning swept into the nonprofit sector in the mid 1980s. Nonprofits were becoming seriously interested in management techniques, and strategic planning – along with meeting facilitation and fundraising training – was a focal point for that interest. Twenty […]

Why is Organizational Development important?

Effectiveness, productivity, morale and quality of work life are of concern to most organizations because they impact achievement of organization goals.

What is Organization Development?

Organization Development (OD) is the process of improving organizations. The process is carefully planned and implemented to benefit the organization, its employees and its stakeholders.