For the Unit 4 Complete assignment, write a narrative essay (minimum of 1200 words), questions/references not included in work count, which addresses the questions and statements below. When finished, the essay should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections. A minimum of three scholarly sources are required, and all sources should be cited and referenced in APA format.
• Describe the difference between self-directed work teams, virtual teams, and cross-functional teams. Which kind of team would you prefer and why?
• Think of an example of transorganization development within your organization or an organization you are familiar with. How do you think some of the practices covered in this book including contracting, data gathering, feedback, and the intervention types covered thus far might apply or need to be modified?
• How would you describe your organization’s structure? Choose one of the following: functional, unit, matrix, network, and boundaryless or process. Include advantages and disadvantages of the chosen organizational structure.
• How receptive would your organization be to dialogic OD practices?