Essays Tagged: "Kurt Lewin"

Do You Want Children?

not "American" (yet).Ken Kiser has come up with a force-field model based on some research done by Kurt Lewin. His model consists of:Restraining Forces« « « «----------------- ...

(8 pages) 59 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Change in organizations

mising target for any change programme.PEOPLE, STRUCTURE AND CULTURE IN ORGANISATION CHANGEBy using Kurt Lewin famous 'unfreeze--change--freeze' model, the organisational change can be described as th ...

(9 pages) 630 1 4.8 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Change is often resisted at organisational and individual levels. Consider the reasons for this resistance and what strategies managers should adopt in order to successfully lead change'

Change is a natural progression and should be seen as a positive move for an organisation. In 1951 Kurt Lewin introduced his 'three phrase process'; 'unfreezing', recognising the need for change, and ...

(13 pages) 338 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Every organisation has to prepare for the abandonment of everything it does"( Peter Drucker). Discuss this statement in the context of change management and strategy.

e management themselves which reveals that the principle ones all stem from the work of one person.(Kurt Lewin -1890- 1947)Lewin's three-phase theory model for managing change, organization developmen ...

(11 pages) 253 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

To what extent changes in organisations should be carefully planned and monitored?

g a complete new practice. Section three will deal with resistance to change.4.0Lewin's Change ModelKurt Lewin a psychologist developed a model to depict the change process. Lewin argued that successf ...

(11 pages) 247 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Management of Change: Charles Handy.

ed plans how to accomplish such a complex task with all its possible effects, how to manage change. KURT LEWIN developed his three-stage-process in 1951 consisting of the stages unfreezing, changing a ...

(9 pages) 250 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Leaders Facilitate Change

r change." Lewin's model is an example of a model for organizational change.Lewin's Model for ChangeKurt Lewin, a social psychologist whose extensive work covered studies of leadership styles and thei ... (1996).Commitment to change. Training &Development, vol.50, no.8, pp. 22 -26.Thinkers. (1999). Kurt lewin: change management and group dynamics. Retrieved on March 10,2006 fromhttp://www.highbeam ...

(7 pages) 533 1 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Change Management - Theories of Changes

f change will be discussed to improve our understanding of change management in theory and practice.Kurt Lewin's Three-StagesChange ModelKurt Lewin's three stage force field theory provides guidance f ... 31(4), pp. 71-73. Retrieved December 2, 2006 from EBSCO Host, AN 5720128.Schein, E. (August 1999). Kurt Lewin's Change Theory in the Field and in the Classroom: Notes Toward a Model of managed Learni ...

(6 pages) 536 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Manage change in business

ively are the force field analysis and unfreeze-change-freeze model both developed in the 1940's by Kurt Lewin. Organizations who have embraced Lewin's change models include Aimcorp [http://www.aimamc ...

(3 pages) 170 1 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Conflict management and resolution of a public school (Randwana High School)

s achieving organizational objective (Wood et al 2003). The University of Iowa studies conducted by Kurt Lewin and colleagues brought out three leadership traits:(a)autocratic leadership style - an au ...

(12 pages) 72 0 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Gorilla Bosses Bring Jungle to the Workplace - in APA Format

terpersonal dynamics and communication as part of the study of organizational behavior (2006, p.4). Kurt Lewin introduced the psychological discipline of organizational behavior, which is a "blended d ...

(7 pages) 40 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Cognitive, Neurophysiological and Evolutionary Theories of Learning

eorists whose ideas are predominately cognitive. Theses theorists include the Gestalt psychologists Kurt Lewin and Kurt Koffka, as well as Jean Piaget, Edward Chace Tolman, and Albert Bandura. Werthei ... do not see isolated stimuli but stimuli gathered together into meaningful configurations" (p. 264). Kurt Lewin proposed a field theory of human motivation. He believed that behavior and cognitive proc ...

(5 pages) 151 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Consider and discuss the following statement: "In any organizational change it is inevitable that there will be 'winners' and 'losers'; conflict between individuals and groups is only to be expected."

le think differently and believe in the impossible. It takes courage to make a real change.By using Kurt Lewin famous 'unfreeze--change--freeze' model, the organizational change can be described as th ... : Change Management Tools--Lewin's Change Model. Interface, FOX Consulting Group.Schein, E. (1999). Kurt Lewin's Change Theory in the Field and in the Classroom: Notes Toward a Model of managed Learni ...

(12 pages) 89 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Jet Blue: Change Analysis

nt and continues to use in their transformation of the organization a change base Culture Model and Kurt Lewin's three- phrase model for change.The low-cost airline entered the market in 2000. JetBlue ... rinciples of Leadership (POL). JetBlue's organizational transformation was following the methods of Kurt Lewin as presented in the article by Goodstein and Burke (1991), which they present the transit ...

(16 pages) 199 0 4.5 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Change management

2FIVE DIFFERENT MODELS AND THEORIES OF CHANGE. DISCUSSING THE VALIDITY AND UTILITY OF THE MODELS.I. KURT-LEWIN THEORY OF CHANGE:This theory is also known as the Unfreeze-Change-Refreeze Model of Chang ... ese Auto Companies who have captured a sizeable U.S. and other country's markets (Burnes, B. (2004) Kurt Lewin).III. REAL-TIME STRATEGIC CHANGE (RTSC) AND SEARCH CONFERENCES:A method involving dozens, ...

(11 pages) 201 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human Resource Management for Automobile Maintenance Organisation (AMO) UK

hould also manage the planned change and overcome the employees' resistance to change. According to Kurt Lewin (NCC Study Guide, Human Resource Management, p.22-5), planned change effort can be viewed ...

(21 pages) 28 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Determining Your Perfect Position in Business

manner and approach of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people (Clark, 2008).Kurt Lewin (1939) led a group of researchers to identify different styles of leadership. This early ... Styles. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from, V. (2003). Kurt Lewin Notes. Retrieved May 11, 2009, from ...

(6 pages) 305 1 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The impact of some selected factors in cooperative learning on the improvement of academic performance and social behavior among grade five students at a primary school – REVIEW OF LITERATURE

cial democracy. A second major figure in the history of cooperative learning is social psychologist Kurt Lewin, who in the 1930's and 1940's emphasized the importance of group dynamics in understandin ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Action Research for Educational Change, Improvement and Reform

esearcher interacts with the setting can be traced back to a social psychologist and educator named Kurt Lewin whose work on action research was developed throughout the 1940's in the United States. " ...

(9 pages) 84 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Innovation & Change

and participative leadership. Another of the well-known theorists who studied leadership styles is Kurt Lewin who came up with what can be described as probably the most popular set of leadership sty ...

(15 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management