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Unformatted text preview: I. Leader as Change Agent a. Forces of Change factors that make firms change, and they must to succeed i. Workforce ii. Technology iii. Competition iv. Social Trends v. Political Trends b. Types of Organizational Change Incremental Revolutionary Reactive Adaptation Re-creation Anticipatory Fine Tuning Transformation i. Reactive stimulus from environment and company reacts (action/reaction) ii. Anticipatory changes made in anticipation for future iii. Incremental small changes in status quo iv. Revolutionary big changes in status quo Reactive/Incremental Adaptation most common, react to small changes Reactive/ Revolutionary Re-Creation bit too late but needed in order to survive Anticipatory/Incremental Fine-Tuning Anticipatory/Revolutionary Transformation must be done to be competitive c. Sources of Individual Resistance to Change i. Habit revert to what you did in the past ii. Security downsizing change to feel secure iii. Economic Factors iv. Fear of Unknowniv....
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2008 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07