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Resource planning – Organizational development seeks behavior change

Resource planning – Organizational development seeks behavior change

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Resource planning - Individually, a person might mostly act rationally and sensibly. Yet an organization manned by such individuals can act in less than sensible ways owing to group dynamics, personal conflicts and other factors. Organization development is essentially change management to change this situation. Definition of Organization Development The traditional definition of resource planning as a top down exercise to improve the effectiveness and health of the organization through planned interventions (Beckhard, "Organization development: Strategies and Models") is undergoing change. These days, the emphasis is on changing the behavior of the people in the organization by using the knowledge accumulated by behavioral sciences such as psychology, sociology, and even politic...