Introduction

We have made some major changes to the textbooks for this course. In the past students had to purchase two textbooks, but the costs of textbooks keep rising and the decision was made to convert this to Open Educational Resources (OER) which means you will not have to pay for the textbooks for this course. They are available to you as downloads. You can read online or print out PDFs. Your choice.

Converting this course to OER required substantial modification and we need your help. There will be bugs crop up as we progress through this course. Anytime you find something worded wrong, links not working, typos, etc. PLEASE let us know so we can make corrections. Converting courses to low cost or free textbooks is a daunting task for any university, but this is just one step in making education more affordable and we feel it is worth the effort. Toward the end of this course, we will ask for your thoughts and suggestions so be thinking of ways to improve how we deliver the course content.

Using Teams to Facilitate Organizational Development is a compilation of resources, information, and readings from open education resources gathered and produced in one location for the students of Middle Tennessee State University through resources from the James E. Walker Library and Embracing Equity through Open Educational Resources.

Portions of this book are adapted from an edition of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior, both produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative and distributed under a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-SA). This adaptation has reformatted the original text, and replaced some images and figures to make the resulting whole more shareable. This adaptation has not significantly altered or updated the original. This work is made available under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

Additional portions were adapted from Organizational Change, originally adapted from Saylor Academy for the Open Textbook Network under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License without attribution as requested by the work’s original creator or licensor.

 

Reviewed 8-2-2021

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Using Teams to Facilitate Organizational Development by Dr. Kim Godwin; Dr. Mike Boyle; and Meredith Anne Higgs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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