LS-Change Management

Explain Lewin’s Force Field Analysis of change. 1) Describe CURRENT situation 2) Describe DESIRED situation 3) Where will current situation go w/o action? 4) List DRIVING forces (push in a particular direction to cause change) 5) List RESTRAINING forces (decrease driving forces, inhibit change) 6) Interrogate forces, are they valid/critical? Read more…

Chapter 7 – Change Management

Organization Decline Occurs when companies don’t anticipate, recognize, neutralize or adapt to the internal or external pressures that threaten their survival. In other words, decline occurs when organizations don’t recognize the need for change. Stages of Organization Decline Stages: 1. Blinded 2. Inaction 3. Faulty Action 4. Crisis 5. Dissolution Read more…

Change Management

Change is any alteration in the internal or external environments. Organisational change is the adoption of a new idea or behaviour by an organisation. Proactive is to initiate change rather than simply to react to events. Reactive is to wait for a change to occur and then respond to it. Read more…

Business Change Management

Organisational change is the addition of a new idea or behaviour by an organisation Proactive is to initiate change rather than simply to react to events Reactive is to wait for a change to occur and then respond Driving forces are those forces that support the change Restraining forces are Read more…

Change Management in HIM

what is the Age Discrimination in Employment Act Legislation that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age against individuals age 40 or older what is the American with disabilities act (ADA) passed in 1990 and amended in 2008 with passage of the Americans with disabilities act amendment act (ADAAA) this Read more…

project and change management

Types of infosys projects – software development – package implementation projects – system enhancement projects – consultancy and business analysis – systems migration projects – infrastructure projects – outsourcing projects – business continuity projects Why PM – need to harness increasingly diverse knowledge – growing demands for a broad range Read more…

Qantas- Change Management

What was the change? Responses to pressure of globalization: August 17 ,2011 -domestic move down-market in response to competitors Virgin and Tiger -major financial pressure on international airlines -asia the growth area Internal Sources of change People- employment of staff with different characteristics eg. Jetstar staff Policies- Qantas moving away Read more…

Change Management Exam 1

Which is a limitation of social cognitive theory? It assumes that changes in the environment will automatically lead to changes in the person Which theory tells us that behavior is dependent on an individual’s intention to perform the behavior? Theory of Planned Behavior Intention to perform the behavior is determined Read more…

Images of Change Management

What are images of change mangement? These are metaphors and perspectives on how change should be done in organisations. There are six images of change discussed in the book. What is Management as Controlling? This is the most dominant image of management. It is linked to activities such as planning, Read more…

Change Management: CSOBs: Describe Lewins change management model; Explain Lewin’s Force Field analysis; Distinguish between the five key strategies to achieve change. ASOBs: Justify the leader’s role in the change management process.

Driving Forces push in a particular direction to produce change Restraining Forces Act to restrain or decrease the driving forces and inhibit change. Lewin’s Change Model Unfreezing, Changing, Refreezing Kurt Lewin Force Field Analysis Driving and Restraining forces oppose each other with the current state being at the center. Changing Read more…

WGU Change Management Study

Systems Theory organizations are viewed as a total system of interdependent subsystems with individual components that include people, technology, work, and culture all of which work together to respond to external environmental changes such as competitors, customers, or government regulations. Contingency theory viewing organizational dimensions (strategy, structure, people, work, rewards) Read more…

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP & CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Strategic leadership Ability to anticipate, envision, maintain flexibility, strategize Work with others Initiate changes Implement adjust Communicate How to fail strategic leadership Flawed vision Personal interests Problematic goals Unethical Wrong strategies Failure: process No performance standards The strategic framework Analyzing the environment Identification, interpretation External (OT) Internal (SW) Three environments Read more…