Overcoming Barriers to Change in Organizations


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All of the following are areas an organization can focus on to overcome barriers to change EXCEPT _____.

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1. Which of the following is a LIKELY outcome if management receives too many employee ideas about change within the organization?

2. A large global restaurant chain recently began selling fried rice. However, after managers in several international markets spoke up, the company's franchised restaurants in those areas added fried noodles to their menu instead. Which change strategy was MOST likely used to get the company to consider this menu option?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you quickly gauge your knowledge of strategies used to overcome barriers to change in different organizations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your knowledge of:

  • Ways to overcome barriers to change
  • What it means to use threats to force change
  • Best time to implement change

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve organizational practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the time when change might be received the best
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about overcoming barriers to change

Additional Learning

Overcoming Barriers to Change in Organizations goes into greater detail about these crucial strategies. This lesson will help you:

  • Examine how leadership can help with change in organizations
  • Identify the benefits of employee involvement
  • Determine when coercion or manipulation is appropriate
  • Learn how effective communication helps companies get over barriers to change