OD: IT IS YOUR TURN

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Running Head: It’s Your Turn

It’s Your Turn

Stephanie Pugh

McDaniel College

It’s Your Turn A contract is a verbal or written agreement between the client and the OD practitioner. The contract specifies the expectations of the client and the OD practitioner. The client and the OD practitioner collaborate with each other and provide the resources necessary for the OD practitioner to access the organization and areas that need change. The contract may also include confidentially and how the OD practitioner will be involved in personal issues (Cummings &
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On the other hand, if I wanted to be objective and talk with Irwin about the next training session, I would ask what information is to remain confidential. I would have specific information written in the contract about whether all information at the training is to remain confidential and whether it can be shared with my other colleagues outside of the company. I also want the contract to clearly state that the training will be taken seriously. Everyone from top management to the lower level staff should be professional, participate and attempt to learn from the training in order to build the skills they need to improve their company. Even after I accepted the job I would have the contract specify the client and the OD practitioner expectations. I would remind David Dyer that he is the president of the company and other employees are going to follow his lead. I would advise him that I want the employees to leave the retreat with management skills that they can use when they return to their job. I would explain to the other employees that I want to provide them with the best possible training. I would also explain to them I need their full support and cooperation in order for the training to successful for all of us. Making a decision to accept a job as an OD practitioner should be one based upon objective information. The decision should not be
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