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ItemThe effect of organization development intervention on structural and psychological empowerment to enhance innovative work behavior: an action research in a technical school in Thailand(Assumption University Press, 2018) Tamonwan Somsriruen ; Chavez, Gloria S. ; Tayko, Perla Rizalina M.This research investigated the effect of organization development interventions (ODI) in improving structural and psychological empowerment, to promote innovative work behavior among organization members, in a technical school in Thailand. Using an action research design, the ODI activities were conducted for a six month period with 36 employees. Quantitative and qualitative methods were used to explore and gather data at all levels (executives, heads of department, and employees). The action research was conducted in three phases: pre-ODI, ODI, and post-ODI. The findings revealed, that employees were able to generate new ideas through connecting with others, and were able to develop and implement ideas related to their own work.