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Unformatted text preview: of credibility has increased. INTERNAL PRESSURES
Existing systems and processes in an
organization may no longer be applicable when
the size of the organization increases. Integration and
Integration and creating economies of scale can
lead to pressure for change in organizations.
pressures A common organizational identity and the unified
commitment of staff in different
areas/departments of an organization can be
difficult to manage and may encourage change. INTERNAL PRESSURES
Pressure Description New broom
pressures Change at the senior management level –
particularly of CEO - can often be a catalyst
for significant changes in an organization. Power and
pressures Power relationships and politicking can
change internal processes and decision
making. THE ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE CYCLE
Organizational life cycle: a sequence of stages of growth and development through which organizations may pass
The four principal stages of the organizational life cycle:
Death ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE CYCLE
ORGANIZATIONAL The Institutional Theory of
Organizational growth: the lifecycle stage in which organizations develop valuecreation skills and competences that allow them to acquire additional resources
Institutional theory: a theory that studies how organizations can increase their ability to grow and survive in a competitive environment by satisfying their stakeholders
Institutional environment: values and norms...
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- Spring '14