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Introduction At the most general level, organizational change is present when a workplace experiences a difference in its functions, members, leaders, or form (as cited in Weick and Quinn, 1999). This change subsequently requires an adaptive response on the part
Every organization is DOING change management and many even have a dedicated change team. In the past 20 years, the practitioners and researchers in the field have seen a shift from hiring change management consultants to developing change management teams within an organization. Based on my experience, I provide my insights on the change process and suggest a practical approach to managing change in an organization.
With organizations and their environments in a state of constant flux, organizational development scholars have been challenged to create and practice methodologies that enable fast, yet comprehensive change. In answer to the call, a wide range of large-group change techniques
In this current difficult economic climate, many organizations are facing the unfortunate necessity to downsize and streamline. Astute executives and HR managers, many of whom have been through previous rounds of downsizing, realize that they must approach it carefully because
The Integration of a Change Management Approach With IT Implementations Should Not Be an Afterthought or Add-on
Too often, implementing information technology initiatives neglects consideration of the human factor from very early in the process. The author demonstrates that attention to organization development and change management in IT implementation has resulted in a positive impact on productivity,
Leading the Way: Transforming the Information & Information Technology Organization of the Ontario Public Service
Learn about an innovative change management initiative to bring e-government to Ontario. The case study details how the OPS built organizational capacity and engaged stakeholders and employees; as well as key factors for successful change.
One of the most frequently asked questions in change management is how can we build genuine and inclusive support for change within our organization, and do it quickly? One answer to the dilemma of time versus wide participation is to
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