OD: past, present and future

Garrow V | Working Paper 22 | Institute for Employment Studies | Jan 2009

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This working paper explores the journey of Organisational Development as a discipline from its roots in the middle of the 20th century to its current status. It then considers whether and how OD can continue to be relevant in the 21st century.

The paper was published to help mark the Institute’s 40th year anniversary.