Industrial Marketing Management, Vol 29., No. 1., 2000
The Agile Supply Chain : Competing in Volatile Markets
Cranfield School of Management, UK
Turbulent and volatile markets are becoming the norm as life-cycles shorten and global
Employees reactions to change are influenced by a number of factors. It is reasonable to expect
employees to react since the process of change involves going from the known to the unknown,
and when employees react, it is important to distinguish between t
NATIONAL FORUM OF EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION JOURNAL
VOLUME 27, NUMBER 4, 2010
Forces for and Resistance to Organizational Change
Fred C. Lunenburg
Sam Houston State University
Organizational change is the movement of an organiz
Three main ideas discussed in this chapter:
1. Organizational change is most successful
when people in the organization take charge
of the change (participation, involvement
2. It involves changing mindsets (influencing,
APPRECIATING CHANGE: MENTAL AND BUSINESS
Describes four types of changes.
Identifying two strategic errors that can arise while
Type 1 error: little change
Type 2 error: launching too much change
Identify the root cause for
Resistance to Change
Identify signs of resistance to change.
Understand reasons for resistance to change.
Be alert to resistance from within the rank of
Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of various
WHY ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE
CHAPTER NO 3
ENVIRONMENTAL PRESSURES FOR CHANGE
Environmental pressures are one focus for explaining change.
This occurs as a result of reduced demand for products and sales, decrease
in market share and bad investment decisions.