Suppose your hypothetical organization is facing dramatic challenges for which top management is asking for the expertise.
As the Organizational Development professional, you are needed to make the intervention which will aid the company return to profitability, increase its market share, and improve employee morale.
Duration of project is six weeks. Though, at this time we will only focus on Week One.
Choose the organization. Organization can be hypothetical or the present organization or any organization you are familiar with. prepare the three-page report thoroughly comprising following:
A. Name of your selected organization. (Note: You can give disguised name of selected organization.)
B. Give background information on organization.
1. How many people does it employ?
2. In which industry does it operate?
3. Is it a market leader? What makes it a market leader?
4. What kinds of products or services does it sell? describe products/services.
C. Recognize Organizational Development (OD) problem(s) selected organization faces.
1. Describe the nature of problems organization faces?
2. How severe are these problems?
3. Are these problems specific to organization or common to most organizations in industry?
4. What do you believe are root causes of these problems?