ModMeth - Organization Transitions: Methods & Models...

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1 Organization Transitions: Organization Transitions:Basic Propositions 1. All organizations exist to transform things from one state or form to another 2. All rational organization change is predicated upon perceived deviation from: b. Past performance a. Planned performance c. Industry performance d. Expected performance (e.g. improvement in effectiveness and/or efficiency, responsiveness to threat or opportunity, creating distinctiveness, etc.) 3. ***IN THAT ORDER*** 4. Only three variables, and their relationships, are subject to organization change initiatives a. People (sentiments, behaviors, perceptions, etc.) b. Objects (appearance, function, quantity, utility, location, etc.) c. Events (termini, duration, sequence, etc.) a. Their ability to do so is measured in terms of effectiveness b. Their ability to conserve assets while doing so is measured in terms of efficiency
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