Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Organizational Change


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A key strategy for overcoming barriers to change includes providing guidance and understanding the company's direction as part of developing the _____.

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1. Developing a communication plan should include many things: the vision, the reason change is needed, how it will affect the employees or audience being addressed, how it will be monitored, and how employees can provide feedback or raise concerns. It is important to ensure that the communication plan is _____.

2. What is the most common barrier that management will face when planning organizational change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet will assess how much you know about managing barriers to organizational change. Among other topics, you should know how often management can expect to use strategies that help overcome these barriers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Understanding the company's direction and providing guidance
  • An important aspect(s) of the communication plan
  • A common barrier faced by management when planning organizational change
  • Who ensures obstacles are removed, employees are empowered, and training is received
  • How often strategies for overcoming barriers to organizational change will likely need to be used

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the communication plan
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a common barrier that arises while planning organizational change
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on barriers to organizational change, like who makes sure that obstacles are removed

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Organizational Change. Here's a quick glance at what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • What drives organizations to change
  • Getting employees involved
  • What a communication plan should include
  • An issue that can lead to a high risk of failure