Managing Transitions to Uncertain Future States

Nadler, David A.
June 1982
Organizational Dynamics;Summer82, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p37
Academic Journal
This article examines the difficulties on managing organizational change. The management of organizational change is a challenging task in any context. When events create a situation in which the future is uncertain, the task becomes even more difficult. Although the nature of the problems inherent in managing transition to uncertain futures has become clearer, the solutions have not. What has been presented in the article is merely a first attempt at proposing some basic approaches for dealing with such situations. As such, it is an effort to extend knowledge about how to manage organizational change effectively.


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