Key Terms Organizational change Making adjustments to the current processes in

Key terms organizational change making adjustments to

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Key Terms Organizational change Making adjustments to the current processes in a company Agents of change Responsible for making sure employees throughout the company are able to successfully make the necessary adjustments Static The company and its employees have become comfortable with the status quo and simply do not want to make any adjustments Strategic renewal The ability to make changes within the organization quickly and efficiently with minimum stress to the employees Change implementation Refers to any action taken by company leaders that supports strategic renewal Organizational development (OD) practitioners Are brought in to help top management diagnose problems and implement solutions for change
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Diagnosis Applies to the process of identifying problems throughout the company References Agarwal, R., and Helfat, C. E. (2009). Strategic renewal of organizations. Organization Science . Retrieved from ? accountid=144789 Spector, B. (2013). Implementing organizational change: Theory and practice (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Interactive Examples 1. ________________ is about making adjustments to current processes in a company. Organizational change 2. Organization development (OD) practitioners are __________. (Choose 2) consultants, individuals that help manage change 3. Examples of change include __________. (Choose 2) restructuring, revising the mission statement 4. Determinates of change include __________. (Choose 2) competition, globalization, technology, changes in legislation 5. For changes to work, leaders need to __________. (Choose 2) align systems, align content Questions 1. Strategic renewal is the ability to _______________. Change 2. Determinates of ____________ push the organization to embrace strategic renewal, or the ability to change. Change 3. The change process starts __________. (Choose 2) with executive
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management, at the top of the organization 4. Strategic responsiveness to a dynamic external environment demands is known as organizational ____________. Change 5. ______________ is any action taken by company leaders that supports strategic renewal. Intervention 6. Organizational ____________ applies to the process of identifying problems throughout the company. Diagnosis 7.
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