About This Chapter
Understanding Workplace Change - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find a series of lessons on understanding workplace change. These lessons cover topics such as internal organizational change, the role of the change agent and the workplace change curve. All of our lessons include short self-assessment quizzes so that you can gauge the comprehension of your team members.
How It Helps
- Provides flexibility: Whether you're looking for a training resource to use one-on-one or with a large group, you'll find many uses for this chapter on understanding workplace change.
- Eases change: Make sure your employees are armed with information to help them navigate workplace change successfully and with confidence by assigning this chapter.
- Offers knowledge: Your employees will review important subjects such as the role of the leader and employees during organizational change.
This chapter will help your employees understand how to:
- Identify the types of internal organizational change
- Define workplace change curve
- Outline the role of the change agent
- Discuss the role of the leader and the employees during organizational change
1. Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process
Organizational change can occur in response to internal or external factors. This lesson focuses specifically on those changes that occur in a company's internal environment, including structural, strategic, people and process changes.
2. Workplace Change Curve: Definition & Process
Change is an inevitable, but challenging, part of life - especially in the workplace. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the Change Curve and some tips for coping with workplace change.
3. Change Agent: Definition & Role
Change agents can be vital to struggling organizations, helping them get back on track by adapting to a changing environment. In this lesson, you well learn what a change agent is and the change agent's role. A short quiz will follow the lesson.
4. 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.
5. The Role of Employees During Organizational Change
During times of change, everyone in an organization assumes new or modified roles. This lesson explores the actions associated with an employee's role during times of workplace change.
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