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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Organization & Management Organization & Management MAN 3025 MAN 3025 Prof. Prof. Wernick Wernick Chapter 2 – Managing Change 2 Learning Objectives Learning Objectives ¡ Explain why change management is critical to organizations. ¡ Describe the general process of change. ¡ Discuss three common failures of change. ¡ Describe the general process of enhancing change success. After studying this chapter, you should be able to: 3 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ “Change alone is unchanging.”- Heraclitus (535 BC – 475 BC) Take Home Message: Change is constant 2 4 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ "There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things." -Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) Take Home Message: Change is difficult… and dangerous 5 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ “There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.”-Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Take Home Message: Change can be good or bad 6 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”-Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Take Home Message: Being receptive to change is key to survival 3 7 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ “If you want to make enemies, try to change something.”-Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) Take Home Message: Change is often resisted… fiercely 8 Perspectives on Change Perspectives on Change ¡ “When you're finished changing, you're finished.”-Ben Franklin (1706-1790) Take Home Message: Change is essential 9 Change Change ¡ “The most persistent, pervasive, and powerful area of challenge that any manager will have to deal with.”-Hitt, Black & Porter 4 10 Nature of Change Nature of Change • It is easier to deal with predictable than unpredictable change. • In today’s work environment, unpredictable change is ever present. • The only way to survive is to keep on your toes! Highly unpredictable Unpredictable Predictable Highly predictable 12% 28% 60% Adapted from Exhibit 2.1: Predictability of Change 11 Intel Intel ’s Andy Grove: Only the s Andy Grove: Only the Paranoid Survive Paranoid Survive ¡ Grove’s 1996 bestseller provides insights into the new competitive biz landscape. ¡ Competition is so intense and change happens so quick that only the “paranoid” survive. 12 Grove on Business Success: Grove on Business Success: ¡ “Business success contains the seeds of its own destruction. The more successful you are, the more people want a chunk of your business and then another chunk and then another until there is nothing left. I believe that the prime responsibility of a manager is to guard constantly against other people’s attacks and inculcate this guardian attitude in the people under his or her management.”-Andy Grove 5...
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