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BUS370 / BUS 370 / Week 3 Assignment - Real World Application of OD Principles

BUS370 / BUS 370 / Week 3 Assignment - Real World Application of OD Principles

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You are the owner of a 100 employee retail dry goods store. You are located in a town where the major employer is an automotive support industry who has just announced that they are relocating their facility to Mexico. How would you apply OD principles in order to ensure the continued operation of your business
You are the owner of a 100 employee retail dry goods store. You are located in a town where the major employer is an automotive support industry who has just announced that they are relocating their facility to Mexico. How would you apply OD principles in order to ensure the continued operation of your business

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Real World Application of OD Principles BUS/370

You are the owner of a 100 employee retail dry goods store. You are located in a town where the major employer is an automotive support industry who has just announced that they are relocating their facility to Mexico. How would you apply OD principles in order to ensure the continued operation of your business?

Brown (2010) states that an organization should have particular objectives set in mind while it strives to have success in the management of

It definitely needs good leadership. It starts with planning and then it requires controlling activities. The whole thing aims to get quality products and at the same time it also tries to have quality environment for production. quality management becomes quite crucial in the process. When there is the need of producing items in . We saw quality products in the past and these products were aimed for a particular group of people. When quality assurance is ensured the management can strive for improvement as the fourth aspect. The manufacturers kept in mind a limited number of clients but nowadays manufacturers have to think of mass people needs. We come across quality management when we see management people performing the task of managing an organization well. It is also same when new plan is implemented. An OD rule states that it is not an easy task to maintain same quality when relocation occurs. The idea is not quite new as people always strived for excellence but in the modern world quality management has become quite crucial. When an engineer incorporates new quality in the products. That is why different OD rules have to be followed to maintain standard quality. Also the OD professionals manage the change by coming to an agreed state through analyzing different elements. The process may have four aspects. Now we see similar things in large number in the market.change in the organization. Change might need rearranging company activities and this may play a very important role.

According to Bos (1969). These can be the grounding variables for OD. This man came up with some rules for the company management to follow so that quality can be emphasized.mass form. Shewart’s statistical tool that was aimed to help companies get quality. In the same fashion Benz autos also try to get the best output by following quality management.2). The management has to define their roles . right information is not passed. Japan had worse economy after the War. interactions and even metaphors. We can say that Ford Motors Company always tries to come with the best quality products in the automobile industry. symbols used. In the time of World War II people wanted to get quality products at a lower cost and so quality management became an important part. If the departments are not in communication. This way three phases can be seen. According to Bushe and Marshak (2007 p. there has to be quality control so that no two items become different in quality. There is always an effort to do better. by looking at principles of organizational development we can lay bare development process. As a result they were looking for some solutions that they got from Walter A. We have seen other examples in many US companies that follow quality management procedures to produce best quality but save time and money also. He suggested removing gaps between different departments of a company to have good communication. present OD should be interpreted based on the influences of language use.

. The concept refers to regular perfection in the manufacturing processes whether it is the field of engineering or business. The management has to be in good communication with all the divisions. this concept advocates that perfection is never achieved as one time achievement but the effort continues. They need to improve behavioral aspects as well the work environment. The Japanese word Kaizen is an important key to quality management. However. Quality management needs continuous improvement of all involved. Shewart advises companies to sharpen individuals through self development strategies like exhaustive training and continuous education. These strategies can help less efficient employees improve.and responsibilities while they can interfere in the right time.

Brown. G. (1969). R. Management International Review (MIR).References Bos. D.26530270.. New Jersey. Bushe. 17-43. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings. 1-6. doi:10. J. A. R. & Marshak.). (2007). Prentice Hall. . (2010).2007. 9(1). H. R. Revisioning Organization Development: A Post-Modern Perspective.5465/AMBPP. An Experiential Approach to Organization Development (8th Ed. Retrieved from EBSCOhost. Development Principles of Organizations.

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