Organizational development is a process that intends to develop, improve, and reinforce structures, processes, and strategies in the organization. It is a scientific and critical approach to enhance an enterprise’s competency to adopt positive changes and accomplish higher efficacy in the system and processes. To achieve sound organizational development, professionals examine the behavior of employees and the work environment, before anticipating the kind and level of change to be introduced.
Through organizational development, cultural, strategic, and structural realities of work are aligned to respond to the needs of a constantly evolving business climate.
Key features of Organizational Development are:
Organizational Development (OD) also functions from a specific set of workplace values that directly influence the way work is done.
If you aspire to facilitate the organization in its evolution, progress, and success, organizational development is imperative. While addressing the obvious and needful changes like business objectives, structural objectives, product development, stakeholder requirements, strategic direction, etc., it also looks into the latent facets of the organizational culture. On top of this, it aims to understand how the changes can be utilized to procure sustainable, effective, and long-term success in the organization.