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Managing Organizational Change - Chapter Summary
If your company is planning on implementing organizational change, show this chapter to your managers to make sure they have the skills that are needed in order to effectively manage the process. As your managers work through the chapter, they'll study a variety of management concepts, such as:
- Understanding leadership roles in organizational change
- Developing a plan for organizational change
- Overcoming resistance and barriers to organizational change
- Maintaining morale and motivation during the organizational change process
The chapter is entirely self-paced, and your employees can access it whenever they have free time. We've also included short quizzes for knowledge retention, as well as a convenient Ask the Expert feature.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: Lessons help managers become aware of their roles during organizational change.
- Explains effective management methods: The chapter shows managers how to overcome barriers, respond to change resistance and keep employees motivated.
- Improves management skills: Your organization's leaders will be able to strengthen their leadership skills related to the organizational change process.
By the end of the chapter, your company's managers should be able to:
- Describe the leader's role in the organizational change process
- Contextualize the role of management in organizational change planning
- Explain Kotter and Schlesinger's perspectives on resistance to change
- Utilize key strategies in order to overcome organizational change barriers
- Keep employees motivated and maintain morale during organizational change
1. Role of Management in Developing an Organizational Change Plan
Managers play a key role in both planning and executing tasks associated with strategic organizational change. This lesson explores five major managerial roles in the strategic change process.
2. Maintaining Motivation & Morale During Organizational Change
Maintaining your own motivation and morale, while encouraging others, can be difficult during organizational change. In this lesson, you'll learn some success strategies for dealing with it appropriately.
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