Management and Organizational Change
7 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2011 Last revised: 11 Jan 2011
Date Written: January 6, 2011
Successful adaptation to change is as crucial within an organization as it is in the natural world. Just like plants and animals, organizations and the individuals in them inevitably encounter changing conditions that they are powerless to control.Change within the organization/company can be influenced by external factors (which can be controlled to a lesser extent by managers such as: changes in technology, increasing complexity of life that generates complex communication systems and social changes). Internal factors through which changes act within the organization are actually represented by processes of making decisions, communication, interpersonal relations, leadership, management style etc. In addition to the factors listed, there are a multitude of factors which, by nature of their content, are generating change.
Keywords: management, organizational change, learning organization, culture, ideology and organizational structure
JEL Classification: D23
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