Ch 8: Managing Organizational Change

About This Chapter

This chapter is designed for company leaders who want to better manage the process of organizational change. These simple corporate training resources can be accessed at any time, and they can quickly strengthen your employees' management skills.

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.

Skills Covered

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

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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