Embrace Organization Development (OD) Values: A Development Imperative
Journal Title:Organization Leadership and Development Quarterly (OLDQ)
Much has been written and said about values and Values-based Leadership in organizations. In fact, most organizations have a set of values well-displayed on the office walls and hanging on office hallways. When individuals, work groups, and organizations lack values, performance is tremendously compromised. It is essential to humanize workplaces or organizations though embracing the all-encompassing Organization Development (OD) values. The OD values recognize that an organization is a complex, dynamic, social process; not a static structure. The ability to embrace the OD values in every fabric of the organization has tectonic positive impact on building sustainable organizations.