An Ethical Approach to Teaching Organizational Change Management

Greg Latemore

The University of Queensland


This chapter begins by describing the discipline of change management and highlighting some ethical challenges. These challenges include behaving as mere functionaries as change agents, ignoring stakeholder needs, manipulating when managing change, and engaging in purely unilateral change. Approaches for addressing these issues include authentic engagement, stakeholder sensitivity, rich and respectful communication, and appreciative inquiry (AI). The chapter is intended for postgraduate students who are perhaps more likely to have professional experience with change programs in their full- or part-time working experiences ...

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