5.Organizational%20Change%20and%20Innovation%20Fall%2009

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Unformatted text preview: Organizational Change/Innovation What is Organizational Change? Changing People: OD Managing Employee Resistance to Change What is Innovation? Relationship between Innovation and Creativity Importance of Creativity Stimulating Creativity and Nurturing Innovation Organizational Change : any alteration of people, technology, structure, or strategy That may be Reactive : Responding to unanticipated problems & opportunities (putting out fires) Proactive : Managing anticipated problems & opportunities Changing People : Perceptions, attitudes, expectations, skills & behaviors (individual/ group) [e.g., Gerstner, IBM] Changing Technology : Work processes, methods, & equipment Changing Structure : Work specialization, chain of command, span of control, centralization, formalization, job redesign [e.g., Eckert, Mattel (integrated to One Mattel)] Changing Strategy : May lead to needed change in those factors listed above (Grand: Growth or Defensive/Retrenchment) [Rucci, Sears (Invest, Shop, Work)] Organizational Development : a set of techniques for implementing planned change to make people and organizations more effective (any changebut tend to focus on...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Lepine during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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