a) Explain the implications of organizational development for the client? Explain the nature of the consultant’s expertise?
Organizational development is an important science-based process, which helps businesses and organizations while struggling to achieve greater effectiveness and building capacity through reinforcing strategies, developing, and improving processes, structures, and strategies. Organizational development has certain implications among the clients, which are achieved without direct encounter or mentioning in the organization. Through organizational development, the businesses will achieve various technological innovations, which play a critical role in improving the quality of products and services offered in the business. Improved quality of products and services offers higher chances of meeting or satisfying the needs of customers. Through organization development, improved communication is experienced not only within the business but also outside with customers, suppliers, and stakeholders. Through improved communication, clients will have adequate information about the products offered and responses to their concerns.
A consultant is a professional offering expert advice in a specific area geared towards addressing emerging concerns. The common consultancy areas include business, healthcare, education, and many other departments or fields. A consultant should have adequate knowledge, reputation, and integrity in the field that he/she intend to offer consultancy services. Knowledge, reputation, and integrity helps in expanding the area that the consultant can offer expertise and exposure to different scenarios in the field. Such basis of adequate information is achieved through working in the same field for a given period and having exposure to various challenges people or businesses face in the field.