Ch 10 - Ch. 10- Innovation and organizational change...

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Ch. 10- Innovation and organizational change Warm-up: Are you the type of person that adapts to new technologies rapidly, or do you require time to familiarize yourself with new technologies and incorporate them into your life? How often did you check your facebook account in the first week that you had facebook? How often do you check you facebook now? (assuming you have a facebook account)
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The nature of change in organizations: People are generally uncomfortable with change (even small changes ).
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Two types of change Reactive change : Making changes in response to problems or opportunities as they arise. Proactive change : Involves making careful thought-out changes in anticipation of possible or expected problems or opportunities (also called planned change ).
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change Forces from outside of the organization: Demographic characteristics change ; markets change ; technology changes ; and social and political pressures. Forces from within the organization:
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course BUS 315 taught by Professor Powell during the Spring '11 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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