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Principles of Change Management
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The basic goal of strategic management process is to make fundamental changes in how business is conducted in order to help cope with a new, more challenging market environment. Why Change Management? The only certainty in business today is change
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A company’s management must be ready to push for change in the strategy and organization architecture so that it can adapt, survive, and prosper when facing a new competitive reality. Why Change Management?  
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What is the nature of organizational change? Planned change … Occurs as a result of specific efforts of a change agent. Direct response to perception of a performance gap. Unplanned change … Occurs spontaneously or randomly and without benefit of a change agent’s attention. Acting immediately is the appropriate response goal
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What is the nature of organizational change? Global economy and market competition Local economic conditions Government laws and regulations Technological developments Market trends Social forces External forces for change:
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What is the nature of organizational change? Arise when change in one part of the organizational system creates the need for change in another part of the system. May be in response to one or more external forces. Internal forces for change:
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What is the nature of organizational change? Tasks People Culture Technology Structure Organizational targets for change:
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Change Management Process The change process goes through a series of phases that, in total, usually require a considerable length of time. Skipping steps creates only the illusion of speed and never produces a satisfying result. The critical mistakes in any of the phases can have a devastating impact, slowing momentum and negating hard-won gains. Key issues:
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Criteria for Successful Change Process (Richard Beckhard and Reuben Harris) Current State (A) Future State (B) Transition State (C) The organization is moved from the current state to the future state – in which the design is actually installed or implemented. The functioning of the organization design in the future state meets expectations, or works as planed. The transition is accomplished without undue cost to the organization. The transition is accomplished without undue cost to individual organization members.  
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Process by Christensen, Marx and Stevenson 1. The extent to which people agree on what they want – results, values and priorities, and which trade-offs they are willing to make in order to achieve those results. 2. The extent to which people agree on cause and effect - which actions will lead to the desired outcome? The first step of any change must be to assess the level
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