Models of Organizational Change and Transformation: CGIAR & The Burke-Litwin Model This paper will be used to analyze the Gender Equity and Organizational Effectiveness Case Study performed by the Consultive Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), by referencing the Burke-Litwin Model of organizational diagnosis for change. This case study was undertaken at the Centro International de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) in Mexico. The Gender Equity and Organizational Effectiveness Case Study sought to investigate the relationship between gender biases and effective organizational functioning at CIMMYT. In describing the study, CGIAR states “the intervention has focused on changing deeply held assumptions, norms, and...The end:
.....re satisfactorily. I found this study to be interesting as an example of diagnosing for organizational change which, though it had elements in common with those previously explored—including the Burke-Litmin Model—also could be utilized to expand upon existing organizational diagnosis models. References Engendering Organizational change: a case study of strengthening gender equity and organizational effectiveness in an international agricultural research institute. (1999). Center For Gender in Organizations. Retrieved from http://www.worldbank.org/html/cgiar/publications/gender/gender21.pdf. Valetta, F. (2005). Organizational diagnostic models: a review and synthesis. Retrieved from http://uamp.wits.ac.za/sebs/downloads/2006/od_models.pdf.