The Core Value of OD Revisited
A Compass for Global and International Organization Development
OUR WORLD IS DIFFERENT now as a result of the events of September 11, 2001. A new understanding that one’s values and personal beliefs are not necessarily the same values and beliefs that members of different cultures adhere to has been realized. For this reason, what becomes of OD, as it was founded as a value-laden, primarily American, approach to change? Further, what are these values and do they apply universally? More important for this OD Practitioner issue dedicated to Global OD, for a prospective view of OD in the global arena, are present OD values being maintained, or are these values being replaced with other ...