Donald Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation for assessing training effectiveness is a useful model for organizational development (OD). The evaluation (reactions, learning, transfer, results) is a good approach to conceptualizing the project and the outcome.
LLAMA LOMS is a good group to discuss organizational development (OD). It is a dynamic group that discusses current issues and longer term plans for OD.
LLAMA LOMS activities are at each ALA convention. The groups discuss current events, history and the organizational culture of libraries.
ACA is a representative for the “library as place.” We are concerned with strategic planning, organizational development and library space plans. The strategic planning process is a useful way to integrate OD in the long term.