The management works under the organization. Organization Development (OD) means the development of overall development activities. It is not a part of any development process.
Rather management development is a part of OD. However, there are a few dimensions differentiating both OD and management development.
The following table shows the difference between organization development and management development:-
Difference between organization development and management development
|SL||Points of Difference||Organization Development||Management Development|
|Includes all parts of the organization||Includes training of executives and managers only.|
|Both qualitative and quantitative development is involved.||Only qualitative development takes palace.|
|Important methods are survey, feedback, grid, conformation, etc.||Important methods are case study, discussion, role-playing, T-group training, etc.|
|Duration is long-term.||Duration is short term.|
|OD is a macro process||MD is a micro process.|
|It is not a part of management development||It is a part of organization development|
|It is not difficult to develop without external help.||For effective development of managers independent of managers, independent organization’s help may be a must.|
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- Importance of Organization Development
- Characteristics of Organization Development
- Principles of Organization Development
- Role of Management for Organizational Development
- Tips for Organization Development
- Organization Development Process
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- Components of Organization Development Process
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Thnx u for ur study material
This is also very informative note.