Building ODC as an Academic Discipline (2006)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

January 2006


Originally published in OD Practitioner, Volume 38, Number 1, 2006, pages 27-31. Reprinted with permission of the Organization Development Network.


It appears that our OD graduate schools and certificate programs are stressing more yin principles than yang principles, and that our practitioners are believing them less. Those are the tentative conclusions of an informal survey of 304 OD practitioners conducted in the spring of 2005.



Date Posted: 03 August 2006