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Emergent changeIntroductionIn order to survive in today’s business environment, organizations should be aware of the need of the emergent change in order to respond flexibly and survive. The contribution of thispaper is mainly to deepen the understanding of the emergent change. It reveals why organizations should use it to identify key impacts and act accordingly. In addition, specific recommendations are also provided.What is With the continuous development of the economy, the present business environment is increasingly competitive. Furthermore, uncontrolled challenges always occur during the execution of business strategy (O’Mara, Hyland & Chapman, 1998). In this context, there canbe little doubt that the strategic emergent change is an important tool to support organizationsto act on unpredictable challenges (Burnes 2004). The emergent change has been defined as a process of adapting and changing to align the organisation to an uncertain environment (Weick & Quinn1999). It is also described as a typeof strategy that is not on the agenda of an organization but is necessary for an organization to succeed in the highly evolving business environment (Mirabeau & Maguire 2014). In contrastto the normal planned change, the emergent change more emphasizes the need for ongoing accommodations and alterations (Andersen & Nielsen 2009).

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