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sylvester, Student (MBA), Ghana

Organisation development is defined as “a planned organisation-wide effort, managed from the top, to increase organisational effectiveness and health, through planned intervention in the organisation’s processes using behavioural science knowledge” (Beckhard, 1969).
What is the contexual meaning of the key phrases in the above definition? The following are the key phrases aimed at;
1. A planned organisation-wide effort
2. Managed from the top
3. To increase organisati onal effectiveness and health
4. Through planned interventions in the organisation’s process.

 
 
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