chg1 - Management Science II Dr. Sangamithra MODULE 6...

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Management Science II Dr. Sangamithra Indian Institute of Technology Madras MODULE 6 Approaches to Change Management Forces For Change Nature of the workforce Technology Economic shocks Competition Social Trends World Politics Conditions That Facilitate Organizational Change A dramatic crisis Leadership turnover Stage of life-cycle Age of the organization Size of organization Strength of current culture Attitudes Towards Change: A Long-Term Perspective Assumptions: Change involves not only learning something new but unlearning something that is integrated into an individual’s self / social system No change unless there is motivation to change Most adult changes involve attitudes/values/self concept and can be painful and threatening 1
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Management Science II Dr. Sangamithra Indian Institute of Technology Madras Attitudes Towards Change: A Long-Term Perspective Organizational changes effected through individual changes in key members Change is a multistage cycle and all stages must be planned and negotiated Management of change is not necessarily only rational management but also emotional management of people Resistance To Change Individual resistance Habit Security Economic factors Fear of the unknown Selective information processing Organizational resistance Structural inertia Limited focus of change Group inertia Threat to expertise Threat to established power relationships Threat to established resource allocations Overcoming resistance to change Education and communication Participation Facilitation and support Negotiation 2
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2011 for the course HR 303 taught by Professor Sanghamitra during the Fall '05 term at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.

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