Understanding and managing cynicism about organizational change
Tags: CYNICISM; ORGANIZATIONAL change; MANAGEMENT; EMPLOYEE motivation; ORGANIZATIONAL structure; EMPIRICAL research; INNOVATIONS in business; SKEPTICISM; SELF-fulfilling prophecy; CORPORATE reorganizations
- Managing change for commmercial advantage. Hall, Stephen // Personnel Today;5/31/2005, p13
The article discusses about organizational change to increase industrial productivity. Organizations that are achieving their targets and producing the forecast levels of shareholder return should be looking towards stability within their operations. If one wants to grow their business empires,...
- The Study on the Change of Industrial Structure and Regional Economic Growth in Shaanxi Province. Xiaoruo Wu; Zhengbing Wang // Modern Management (21607311);Jul2011, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p73
Industrial structure is an important factor that influences the regional economic growth. Using the model of multiple industries and the calculation method which is based on contribution degree of industrial structure, the paper analyzes the contribution of industrial structure change to...
- Creating earthquakes to change organizational mindsets. Reger, Rhonda K.; Mullane, John V.; Gustafson, Loren T.; DeMarie, Samuel M. // Academy of Management Executive;Nov94, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p31
Due to the stress of operating in increasingly dynamic environments, organizations are under tremendous pressure to fundamentally change the way they do business. Restructuring, rightsizing. and re-engineering all represent attempts to implement fundamental change. Unfortunately, many companies...
- Built to Change. Worley, Christopher G.; Lawler III, Edward E. // Leadership Excellence;Apr2006, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p4
Presents suggestions for implementing organizational changes. Principles that govern organizational designs; Characteristics of built-to-change organizations; Description of built-to-change approach.
- Ready For Change? Mowry, Matthew J. // Business NH Magazine;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p12
The author reflects on how to manage organizational change. He states that change can be good but can also be the result of negative outside forces. He points out that for some companies, organizational change may translate into layoffs, consolidations or reorganization. However, he stresses...
- Why do change efforts so often fail? McBain, Richard // Henley Manager Update;Spring2006, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p19
The article examines the factors that contribute to the success or failure of the change programs of organizations. The challenges faced by most organizations with regard to implementing organizational change are addressed. Approaches to organizational change may take a variety of forms such as...
- EXPERT'S VIEW. Couzins, Martin; Mccarthy, Bill // Personnel Today;10/19/2004, p37
The article focuses on challenging aspects of leading a team through organizational restructuring. It is essential that leaders are able to develop their own coping strategies and build up resilience. In a restructuring program, the way that people are managed at an individual level will...
- Get a real alignment. Clendenin, Greg // Pest Control;Mar2005, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p35
Offers advice on how to align and establish a corporate structure for success. Ensuring that the company is more than merely surviving; Implementation of change or execution of initiatives; Involving employees on these initiatives. INSET: Getting started.
- Two steps forward, one step back. Evans, Terry C. // Home Channel News;3/7/2005, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p7
Focuses on the restructuring of the Chicago, Illinois-based TruServ Corp. Change of name into True Value Co.; Dismissal of chief executive Pamela Forbes Lieberman and 22 of its buyers; Institution of eight global product merchants.