Managing Organizational Change

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Content

Introduction …………………………………………………3

Discussion

 Definition and Triggers …………………………......4
 The Resistance to Change ………………………...4
 Overcome Resistance ……………………………...5
 The Leadership of Organizational Change ……….6
 Stages of Change Process ………………………...6
 Organization Culture Change ……………………...7
 Motivation and Performance ……………………….8
 Stakeholder Relevant issues ..……………………….9
 A Case Study ……………………………………….10

Conclusion …………………………………………………..12

Reference ……………………………………………………..13

Introduction

Managing organizational change has been an essential topic for years and it is still widely discussed at present. Change has many definitions, and change is evitable
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Overcome resistance
Reducing or overcoming resistance to change depends on identifying source of resistance; it also depends on a leader’s ability to be task oriented when it is required.
Here are 3 major strategies to deal with resistance to change (Cummings and Worley, 1993):
• Empathy and support: this is the first step to know those who are experiencing troubles of change, giving them possible ways of support, it is important to let those people notice that they are taken care of, and a more friendly relationship will be made.
• Communication: people tend to resist when things become uncertain, an effective communication is strongly demanded, it also help people prepare for the change.
• Participation and involvement: it is a very good idea to get those who are facing change involve directly in planning and implementing change, participation is the best way to overcome resistance.
No matter how we think change may be, there is one thing that we shouldn’t forget is that change can be exciting and can bring new and positive opportunities for all.

The leadership of organizational change
The leadership is very important to the change of organizations, it is discussed in many works that management may be more emphasized than leadership, however, I would like to put leadership in the first
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