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Strategies for Implementing Changes in Business - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll familiarize yourself with a variety of business change implementation strategies. Our expert business instructors examine Peter Senge's leadership model, the process of becoming a learning organization, action research concepts and much more. You can access this chapter at any time using your desktop, laptop or smartphone. Take the included lesson quizzes and chapter exam to ensure your comprehension of these business change strategies. By the end of the chapter, you'll be able to:
- Explain Peter Senge's views on leadership
- Describe the role and responsibilities of leaders during organizational changes
- Define the concept of action research
- Understand how companies go about becoming learning organizations
- Outline several learning organization strategies
1. Peter Senge on Leadership: Overview
Peter Senge is probably best known for his writings on how companies can become learning organizations that continually adapt to changing market conditions. In this lesson, we'll discuss the learning organization and the types of leaders it needs to be successful.
2. The Role of the Leader During Organizational Change
With innovative technologies, changing customer tastes, and new laws, it seems the one constant for organizations is change. This lesson looks at models for change processes and the role of the leader in these models.
3. What Is Action Research? - Executing Organizational Change
Action research, also known as participatory research, is learning by doing in the sense that a group of workers identify a problem, develop a resolution, implement the solution and then analyze the final results.
4. How Companies Become Learning Organizations
In today's knowledge economy, it is imperative that organizations and their members find ways to acquire, share, and apply new knowledge; a notion that is highly characteristic of a learning organization. In this lesson, you will learn what it means to be a learning organization and the benefits of becoming one.
5. Becoming a Learning Organization: Steps & Strategies
People have studied learning for a long time, but the idea of a learning organization is relatively recent. In this lesson, we'll examine what defines a learning organization and the steps an organization can take to become one.
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Other chapters within the Business 304: Leading Organizational Change course
- How Leadership Affects Organizational Change
- Leadership Theories & Organizational Change
- Types of Leadership in Business
- Power & Leadership in Business Organizations
- Choosing Organizational Structures
- Change Factors in Organizations
- Management Functions & Organizational Change
- Organizational Change Theories
- Communicating Change in Business
- Organizational Change & Company Culture
- Corporate Vision, Mission & Change
- Issues in Leading Organizational Change
- Globalization & Organizational Change
- Required Assignments for Business 304
- Studying for Business 304