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Florida Institute of Technology - College of Business Management Principles, BUS 3501-01 Spring 2010 Instructor: Ravi K. Sundararaman Chapter 13: Organizational Change 1. Organizational Change is an alteration in an organization’s environment, structure, technology or people. a. Organizations go through change all the time because the environment in which they operate is dynamic. b. Change can be triggered from external or internal sources i. External – competition, government, technology act as triggers ii. Internal – changes in strategy/priorities, processes, people are reactions or responses to triggers mentioned above c. Such change can also be one of two types in terms of i. Scope – Incremental – small, gradual; or Transformational – large, long- lasting ii. Intent – Planned – proactive; or Unplanned – reactive d. You can thus have combinations of changes such as externally driven, transformational, planned change, or internally initiated, planned, incremental change. This has implications for how change initiatives are launched and
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY psy1000 taught by Professor Cico during the Fall '09 term at Brevard Community College.

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