Challenges of Organizational Change

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Challenges of Organizational Change Planning and managing change, both cultural and technological, is one of the most challenging  elements of a manager's job. Obviously, the more a manager can plan in anticipation of a change, the better she serves her  subordinates and the organization. Diagnosing the causes of change and structuring a program to  promote a smooth transition to the new process, structure, and so on, is critical to a manager's  success. Managers need to be aware that organizations change in a number of dimensions that often relate to  one another. These dimensions include Extent of planning:  Although experts differ about how much change can be  planned, managers still need to take steps to set up conditions that permit and even  encourage change to occur.  Degree of change:  Changes may be incremental (relatively small, involving fine-
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course MGMT 4375 taught by Professor Eixmann during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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