Ch 1: Understanding Workplace Change

About This Chapter

We've created this corporate training chapter on understanding workplace change to give you a resource you can use for a variety of needs. Present these lessons or the entire chapter to your teams to complete at their convenience at any time.

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.

Skills Covered

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

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Understanding Workplace Change
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Types of Internal Organizational Change: Structural, Strategic, People, and Process

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.

Workplace Change Curve: Definition & Process

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.

Change Agent: Definition & Role

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.

The Role of the Leader During Organizational Change

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.

The Role of Employees During Organizational Change

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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