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Wk6 D 2 Managing Change Readings 1. Read Chapters 15 and 16 in Organizational Behavior. Discuss two of the following statements. a. Describe Lewin’s change model and the systems model of change, and discuss the external and internal forces that create the need for organizational change. b. Discuss Kotter’s Eight Steps for Leading Organizational Change(408). c. Discuss the 11 Reasons Employees Resist Change (411-413). d. Discuss the process organizations use to build their learning capabilities and identify alternative strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Respond to at least two of your fellow students' responses. Try to respond to students who picked different statements. My post: Kotter states that these eight steps will overcome issues that you may have in any organization. The eight steps are: establish a sense of urgency; create a guiding coalition; develop a vision and strategy, communicate the change and vision; empower broad-based action; generate short-term wins; consolidate gains and produce more
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Unformatted text preview: change; anchor new approaches in the culture (Kinicki, & Kreitner, 2009, p. 408). The Eleven Reasons Employees Resist Change are an individuals predisposition toward change, surprise and fear of the unknown, climate of mistrust, fear of failure, loss of status and/or job security, peer pressure, disruption of cultural traditions and /or group relations, personality conflicts, lack of tact and/or poor timing, nonreinforcing rewards systems, and past success. Each individual has a emotional or behavioral response to real or imagined work changes which is resistance to change. These eleven reasons are how they may be manifested. (Kinicki, & Kreitner, 2009, p. 411-413). References Kinicki, A., & Kreitner, R. (2009). Organizational behavior: Key concepts, skills, and best practices (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin...
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