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Mastering Organizational Change Management by Barbara Davis

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Introduction

MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Organizational change management (OCM) is increasingly critical as companies become more and more agile and socially oriented. Unfortunately, we are still holding onto past ideologies of what change management is and what it should be. These outdated ideologies guide and inform our attitudes and approaches to OCM.

Attitudes

Many organizations, and indeed many individuals, still hold the attitude that people (employees and customers alike) should just accept that changes are a part of life and readily adopt them. This attitude is a remnant of the archaic, oppressive management era that included the serfs and the company man. Monty Python had ...

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