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Change Management 3


Change Management

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Executive Summary

The study aims at exploring the impact of change management and how well it can lead to boost the performance of the organization. It is a fact that each organization is a complex human system, with its own characteristics, its own culture and its own organizational climate. The study focuses on to highlight the interactions between energy and skills of change agents, on the conditions that allow it to succeed, but especially on the various protagonists of change (managers and leaders, trainers, human resource managers, coaches and counsellors) and how they can identify and review its role in the mechanisms of problem-solving and goal-setting, gaining greater pro-activity and assertiveness. For critical review Tesco's case has been used to show better understanding of the research area.

Table of Content

Executive Summary 1

Introduction 3

Aim of the Research Paper 4

Significance of the study 4

Organisational Change Management: A Rapid Literature Review 5

Development and Change 6

How Useful OCCM Theory Is To Contemporary "Real" Organizations? 7

Importance of Human Resource Planning 8

Characteristics of Culture and Influences on Behaviour 9

Critical Elements of an Organizational Ethical Culture 10

Potential Sources of Resistance to Change 12

Case Example of Tesco: 13

Role of Senior Management in Implementing the Change Model within the Working Environment of Tesco 13

Unfreeze 15

Change 16

Refreeze 16

Conclusion 17

References 18

Appendix 21

Change Management


Change is a natural aspect of organizational development and evolution; organizations that resist change will find themselves behind the curve.

The need for change arises from many different sources. According to Ray (2013, Pp. 67-90) planned changes usually develop in response to changes in organizational goals. This may be manifest...