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MOS180.Chapter 14

MOS180.Chapter 14 - Chapter 14 Organization Change Forces...

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Chapter 14 Organization Change Forces for Change Nature of the workforce Technology Economic shocks Changing competition Social trends don’t remain static Changing world politics Change Agents -people who act as catalysts and assume the responsibility for managing  change activities -anyone can be one Lewin’s Three-Step Model (UMR) Unfreezing -change efforts to overcome the pressures of both individual resistance and  group conformity Moving -efforts to get employees involved in the change process Refreezing -stabilizing a change intervention by balancing driving and restraining forces Driving forces -forces that direct behavior away from the status quo Restraining forces -forces that hinder movement away from the status quo Kotter’s Eight-Step Plan for Implementing Change -4 stepts unfreezing, 3 steps moving, and 1 step refreezing Action Research
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  • Winter '08
  • Dr.Nat
  • Kotter, Lewin, managing change activities, Movingefforts, Organization Change Forces, Action Researcha change

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