The applicability of the social development and organization development theories at the enterprise

Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal. 2016. № 4
Section: Theory and methodology of research of economic processes

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Shvindina H. O. (2016). The applicability of the social development and organization development theories at the enterprise, Economic Processes Management: International Scientific E-Journal, 4, Retrieved from:

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Shvindina Hanna Olexandrivna
PhD in Economics, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Management Department
Sumy State University, Ukraine

The research on how organizational and social changes are shaped and explained is done in the paper. Traditional assumptions and new theories of social development and organizational development were united into classification offered by author through the dichotomy principle of classification. This article combines the existing classification principles and presents new ones. The contribution of the author is the assumption that the characteristics of development theories can be distinguished by the following contrast groups: Evolution – Revolution, Cycle – Wave, Equilibrium – Punctuated Equilibrium, Standard – Paradox. Meanwhile the first three groups are presented and analyzed, the fourth group is left as hypothesis for the next research.

change, organizational changes, social development, organizational development, enterprise.

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