Chapter 3

Concept of Change

Chapter Outline
  • Introduction

  • Meaning of Organisational Change

  • Nature of Organisational Change

  • Pressure for Change

  • Planned Change

  • Types of Planned Change

  • Levels of Change

  • Change Cycle

  • Organisational Barriers to Change

  • Performance-driven Organisational Change

  • Rate of Change

  • Different States of Change

  • Creating Change

  • Implementation of Change

  • General Guidelines for Effective Change

  • Summary

  • Case Study

  • Review Questions

  • Exercises

“Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.”

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden.”

— Goethe


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