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1 Week 9 – Managing  Change and Innovation    Principles of  Management 
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2 What Is Change? Organizational Change Any alterations in the people, structure, or  technology of an organization Characteristics of Change Is constant yet varies in degree and  direction Produces uncertainty yet is not completely  unpredictable Creates both threats and opportunities
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3 Forces for Change External Forces Marketplace Governmental laws  and regulations Technology Labor market Economic changes Internal Forces Changes in  organizational  strategy Workforce changes New equipment Employee attitudes
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4 Change Process Viewpoints The Calm Waters Metaphor Lewin’s description of the change process Unfreezing  the status quo Changing  to a new state Refreezing  to make the change permanent White-Water Rapids Metaphor The lack of environmental stability and  predictability requires that  managers and organizations  continually adapt to survive.
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