Summary and Reflection
For this discussion, carefully reflect upon what you’ve learned both in this class and in your elective concentration. Many of you may be taking this class as a capstone for the management or leadership concentration so think about how this class builds upon prior classes that you’ve taken.
More specifically, answer the following questions in your first post:
1. What concepts from this class did you find the most useful or most likely to use for your career?
2. What concepts from prior management or leadership classes did this class reinforce the most?
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to satisfy the following outcomes:
· Module 1
o Identify and explain the main steps involved in Action Research.
o Apply concepts of Action Research and Organizational Development to problems faced by organizations.
· Module 2
o Identify and explain commonly the main steps used in Open Space Technology and Future Search interventions.
o Apply concepts and techniques of Large Group Intervention to organizational situations.
· Module 3
o Identify and explain the key aspects of job redesign including job enrichment, job rotation, and job enlargement.
o Identify and explain the key distinctions between job redesign and job crafting.
· Module 4
o Identify and explain the advantages and disadvantages of Appreciative Inquiry as compared to traditional Organizational Development techniques.
o Understand Appreciative Inquiry concepts and how to apply them to problems faced by organizations.