New Paradigms in Organization Development: Positivity, Spirituality, and Complexity
Karakas, Fahri, Organization Development Journal
Traditional Organization developement models are giving way to new intervention methods and models in an age of uncertainty, complexity, globalization, and accelerating change. The purpose of this article is to suggest new roles for Organization developement professionals in the 21st century. Drawing from appreciative inquiry, positive organizational scholarship, spirituality, and complexity, the paper discusses the emergence of seven new creative roles for Organization developement professionals: Social artist, ethical pioneer, spiritual visionary, creative catalyst, cultural innovator, holistic thinker, and community builder. This paper invites Organization developement …
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Publication information: Article title: New Paradigms in Organization Development: Positivity, Spirituality, and Complexity. Contributors: Karakas, Fahri - Author. Journal title: Organization Development Journal. Volume: 27. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 11+. © O. D. Institute Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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