Home

Search

What is OD?

OD Books

OD Links

OD Associations

Assessments

Career Development

Change Management

Coaching

eLearning

Innovation

Leadership

Org Psychology

Personality Type/Theory

Talent Management

Teamwork

Training

White Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

........................................

 

 
Before beginning any OD intervention, it is important to conduct an assessment.  There are many kinds of assessments that are used in organizational development.

Assessment of and ROI of Training Programs  including Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Training Evaluation.

Saratoga Institute assessments

How Developmental is Your Culture? from Promoting a Development Culture in Your Organization

Skills Profile Site  validated online psychometric tests for the following profiles:

bullet

Emotional Intelligence Profile

bullet

Leadership Profile

bullet

Management Profile

bullet

Personality/Work Style Profile

bullet

Sales Aptitude Profile

bullet

Self-awareness Profile

bullet

Sports Mental Skills Profile

 

Books about OD and HR Assessment

The HR Scorecard: Linking People, Strategy, and Performance --  Becker, Huslid, and Dave Ulrich. This very data-rich books shows how high performing HR departments and low-performing HR department differ in their practices, and how to create a scorecard to measure how your HR practices align with your strategies.  Gives practical tips on how to make your measurements useful and understandable.  If you are a measurement junkie you will love this book.

How to Measure HR Management  Everything can be measured, and Jac Fitz-Enz tells you how.  A real jewel will be useful in a world where we are expected to produce results in areas that are hardest to measure.

The Human Capital Edge: 21 People Management Practices Your Company Must Implement (Or Avoid) To Maximize Shareholder Value by Bruce N. Pfau Phd, Ira T. Kay Phd     This book, based on a study of 750 large, publicly traded companies, shows how human capital effects shareholder return.  
Promoting a Development Culture in Your Organization: Using Career Development As a Change Agent -- Peggy Simonsen.  One of my favorites.  Very informative and easy read.  Covers the need for a development culture, how to design such a culture, and how to evaluate the process.   see more  
The ROI of Human Capital by Jac Fitz-Enz.  The guru of HR measurement shows how your OD interventions can be measured down to the ROI level.  HR magazine says "…an important new business book....This work will be invaluable as a framework for executive dialog on HR issues."  
A New Vision for Human Resources
by Jac Fitz-Enz, Jack J. Phillips
The authors argue that many of our best organizations have come to realize that people are the only dynamic asset in the mix and that Human Resource professionals must begin to align their goals with those of their company.
 

Organizational Diagnosis
by Marvin Ross Weisbord (Preface)

 

Organizational Diagnosis and Assessment
by Michael I. Harrison, Arie Shirom

 
Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture by Kim S. Cameron, Robert E. Quinn   
     

 

First, Break All the Rules, What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Accountability in Human Resource Management by Jack J. Phillips

 

 

Change Readiness Assessments
wmbridges.com/
refresher.com/
beyondresistance.com/
scripps.com
das.state.ne.us/
uals.co.uk/
performanceprograms.com
softscape.com
sei.cmu.edu/asta/tt.change.html
wjinst.com/article3.html
tech.purdue.edu
thenationalacademy.org/
kpmg.bg/
careercontrol.com/
changecycle.com/

e-Learning Readiness Assessments
learningcircuits.org/nov2000/chapnick.html

sdccdonline.net/assess.htm

tricounty.tec.sc.us/distancelearning/dlquiz.htm

online.durhamtech.edu/checklist.cfm

virtual.cpcc.edu/readiness/index.asp

mediapro.com/html/resources/readiness.html

deakinprime.com/pdf/elearning.pdf

 

ROI of Training 

Evaluating Training Programs: The Four Levels. Donald L. Kirkpatrick. This is THE definitive text on evaluation and training ROI.  If you only read one book on the subject, pick this one.

bullet

Level 1:  Measure Reaction  (questionnaires, interviews, focus groups, opinion surveys)

bullet

Level 2:  Measure Learning  (pretest and posttest)

bullet

Level 3:  Measure Behavioral Changes  (post-test to learners manager 6-12 months after learning)

bullet

Level 4:  Measure Results  (one year after learning)

Links about Kirkpatricks Four Levels of Evaluation

bullet

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation

bullet

Kirkpatrick's Four Levels of Evaluation

bullet

Beyond Kirkpatrick: Measuring the Financial Returns of e-Learning

 

ASTDs Evaluation/ROI Community

Beyond ROI

FROM TRAINING EVALUATION TO OUTCOME ASSESSMENT:

Fox Performance Training and Human Resource Services

Measuring Training ROI and Impact

Changing times and changing methods of evaluating training

IPMA BEST PRACTICES - Training Evaluation Efforts

Measure the success of training

ISPI: Performance Improvement May/June 1998 Executive Summaries

Levels of Learning

Evaluating Training

 

Is It Worth The Cost? Calculating the ROI of Training

 

 

Please make suggestions to odportal@aol.com

 

 

  

-

 

This website is powered by Wind Generated Electricity       

copyrightę  David J Richards    Contact