Organization Design (OD) Theory and Practice
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Organization Design (OD) Theory and Practice

This course explores how to flexibly use design features of an organization to achieve the desired outcomes.
3.5 (43 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
281 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Explore the theory and practice of organization design.
  • Identify the use of group dynamics and organization development approaches to organization design to shape organizational climates.
  • Discover Galbraith’s STAR model and the role and implementation of organization design in delivering competitive advantage.
Requirements
  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
Description

This course provides the knowledge of how to flexibly use design features of an organization to achieve the desired outcomes. 

We begin by reviewing the theory and practice of organization design (OD), including critically appraising current and predicted change in organization design capability. We then evaluate the use of group dynamics and organization development approaches to organization design to shape organizational climates. This leads to a conversation about Galbraith’s STAR model and the role and implementation of organization design in delivering competitive advantage. 

The course highlights organization design as a techno-structural OD methodology to focus on congruence and alignment to build high performance environments.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in Human Resources.
  • Anyone interested in Management.
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 46:00
+ Introduction
6 lectures 45:57
The Use of Group Dynamics
06:00
Galbraith's STAR model
08:30
Intervention - Stream Analysis
11:30
Conclusion
05:23
+ Supporting Materials
2 lectures 00:03
Slides: Organization Design Theory and Practice
00:01
Organization Design Theory and Practice Glossary/Index
00:01
+ REVIEW AND TEST
0 lectures 00:00

Review Questions: Organization Design Theory and Practice

REVIEW QUESTIONS
3 questions

Final Exam: Organization Design Theory and Practice

FINAL EXAM
5 questions