Which of the following is included in the definition of OD? Choose one answer.

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Which of the following is included in the definition of OD?

    Choose one answer.
a. OD applies to an entire system
b. OD is based on behavioral science knowledge
c. OD is concerned with planned change
d. OD encompasses strategy, structure, and process changes
e. all of the above

  Organization development distinguishes itself from organization change and change management by which of the following characteristics?
    Choose one answer.
a. addressing the effective sequence of leadership issues that produce organization improvements
b. focusing narrowly on cost, quality, and schedule
c. focusing on the transfer of knowledge and skills to help the system manage future change
d. taking a broadly focused approach that can apply to any kind of change
e. none of the above

  The first “T-group” was formed
    Choose one answer.
a. to facilitate decision making
b. to work on group projects
c. to make the group more cohesive
d. as people related to data about their own behavior

  The assumption underlying the use of survey feedback in OD is
    Choose one answer.
a. surveys are the best way to collect data
b. surveys allow one to collect a great deal of data
c. surveys can provide feedback to the organization and be used to initiate change
d. responses and surveys are easily interpreted
  According to the Managerial Grid, an individual’s style can best be described as which of the following:
    Choose one answer.
a. the way he or she dresses
b. his or her concern for production and people
c. how he or she interacts with management
d. the way he or she deals with problems
e. none of the above

  As the QWL movement evolved, it fostered a new phase of activities known as
    Choose one answer.
a. large group interventions
b. reward system changes
c. employee involvement
d. team building

  Which of the following areas do OD practitioners need to be familiar with to carry out strategic change?
    Choose one answer.
a. competitive strategy
b. finance
c. marketing
d. team building
e. all of the above

  Which theory of planned change serves as the foundation for appreciative inquiry (AI)?
    Choose one answer.
a. Lewin’s Change Model
b. Action Research Model
c. The Positive Model
d. all of the above
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