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How are types of Organizational Change Different?

How are types of Organizational Change Different?

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 There are three fundamental types of organizational change. The most frequent and least disruptive is a developmental change (Marshak, 1993, p. 8). This process occurs in organizations all the time and may go unnoticed by the majority of people. It is experienced as business optimization, changes to improve efficiency, responding to varying customer preferences, and corrections to problems uncovered by regular business operations. Developmental change can be thought of in terms of…

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Three Types of Organizational Change

Three Types of Organizational Change

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Research has shown the odds of successfully implementing a large organizational change initiative is between 25% to 35% (Smith, 2002, p.26).  This is a terrifying fact that should generate significant concern for every leader. The rather bleak outlook does not diminish the importance of pursuing change when it is appropriate given the business’s competitive landscape. Even smaller-scale changes are fraught with implementation challenges and a propensity for failure. The process of instituting change must be…

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