Unformatted text preview: organizational sources of resistance to change is represented by these mechanisms? A) group inertia B) selective information processing C) employee-orientation D) structural inertia E) product- orientation Answer: D Explanation: D) Organizations have built-in mechanisms—like their selection processes and formalized regulations—to produce stability. When an organization is confronted with change,these mechanisms act as a counterbalance to sustain stability. These mechanisms represent structural inertia. Diff: 2 Page Ref: 236 Objective: Benefits of Action Research Quest. Category: Concept/Definitional LO: 2...
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- Management, Page Ref, Quest. Category, structural inertia, Selection Processes, mechanisms—like their selection