You have been hired as a consultant (to your current organization, previous organization, or a fictional organization). Describe and analyze a human resource/organizational problem(s) and recommend an organizational development strategy (ies). Provide a rationale as to why you think this approach will help. This will require a practitioner analysis of the organizational problem of interest and an academic literature review of similar organizational problems and organizational development strategy (ies) that you believe will be most beneficial in solving the problem. Also, provide an evaluation plan for the proposed intervention(s).

The plan should have the following headings:

Problem Identification

Description of the organization

Context of the problem:

How do you know it’s a problem?

Specifically what is the problem (select from list below)?


Job Satisfaction


Performance Appraisals


Training & Development

Needs Assessment and Diagnosis

Data collection

Data analysis

Proposed Organization Development Interventions/Strategy(ies)

Required resources


Anticipated resistance

Potential benefit(s), i.e. cost savings

Suggested Evaluation Approach


This final assignment should be 8 to 10 pages in length (not including the title and reference pages). You must use at least five scholarly sources and format your paper according to APA style guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.