Essays Tagged: "Lewin"

Implementing an Information System in a Business.

mployees, either directly or indirectly there will be some level of resistance (Dervitsiotis, 1998, Lewin, 1951). Therefore, the resistance needs to be managed and controlled to facilitate a successfu ... efficiency, making them user friendly for those that will use them. In looking at theories such as Lewin as well as more recent commentators such as Senge the issues of how change is brought about ca ...

(9 pages) 759 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Oedipus the King" by Sophocles.

falls from power and from happiness, and that the protagonist must always be fallible in some way. Lewin writes, "Ultimately, while we can regard Oedipus as both admirable for his leadership skills a ... s, he is a figure whose fate inspires pity and terror because of his ability to endure misfortune" (Lewin 1). Sophocles' brilliance in utilizing cosmic irony, or irony of fate, causes Oedipus, the her ...

(7 pages) 145 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Donna Dubinsky and Apple Computer

nge, that is the people who are affected by change management and how they cope with change efforts.Lewin Change model Unfreeze - need for changeAction Research Model Problem Definition, consultation, ...

(2 pages) 309 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Russion Revolution in the 20th Century. Research paper on the rulers and actions that took place during the Russion Revolution

nication between the citizens and the government. Demographic losses also affected the population. (Lewin, 48) All of these problems can be linked to Czar Nicholas II.Petrograd (St. Petersburg) and Mo ... he entire industrial work force of Petrograd was lost through migration, mobilization, and death." (Lewin, 48) The population of larger developed cities suffered great population declinations. Less in ...

(8 pages) 48 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Il conflitto

, agiscono simultaneamente sull'individuo" o "la reciproca interferenza di reazioni incompatibili" (Lewin, 1965).IL CONFLITTO SECONDO IL MODELLO PSICODINAMICOLa psicoanalisi e le varie teorie psicodin ... ork (1938)LAPLANCHE J. e PONTALIS J.B.: Enciclopedia della psicoanalisi Laterza, Roma (1990)LEWIN K.: Teoria dinamica della personalità Giunti-Barbera, Firenze (1965)NEISSER U.: ...

(10 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why is it so hard for organizations to manage change?

oup fears new ideas and prefers to do things the way they have always been done. In accordance with Lewin's (1951) force field model this equilibrium must be disturbed in a planned way in order to bri ...

(3 pages) 171 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Leaders Facilitate Change

ss environment today, it is now more important than ever to have a comprehensive model for change." Lewin's model is an example of a model for organizational change.Lewin's Model for ChangeKurt Lewin, ... and their effects on group decision-making. He developed a model to illustrate the change process. Lewin's change management model is linked to force field analysis. He considered that, to achieve ch ...

(7 pages) 533 1 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Change Management - WIU

Lewin's Three-Step ModelThe approach I would use is Lewin's Three-Step Model. The status quo seems o ... ious; the ER nurses and the floor nurses are comfortable doing what they know how to do best. Using Lewin's approach this status quo needs must change. Education and communication would help "unfreeze ...

(3 pages) 103 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


system and predicts the output at some future date'.Budgetary slack:As defined by Schiff and Lewin as the difference between the total resources available to the firm and the total resources ne ...

(4 pages) 187 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Change Management - Theories of Changes

nge 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 for or ... the old behavior of individuals (Schein).Lippitt, Watson and Westly's Seven-Phase ModelBased on the Lewin three-phases model, Lippitt, Watson, and Westley refined Lewin's model a seven-phase model (Fr ...

(6 pages) 536 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Managment Styles- Community Nursing

ituations.There are three well-known styles of leadership Autocratic, Democratic and Laissez Faire (Lewin, Lippitt and White 1939), and further to these Vroom and Yetton (???? Date) identified 5 style ... decide upon problem solution with leader acting as chair.This system is derived and developed from Lewin, Lippitt and White 's findings. They described that different styles provoked different respon ...

(10 pages) 303 1 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Difference Between Organisational Development And Organisatioanl Transformation

nned change. Managers can use change models as valuable tools in facilitating the process of change.Lewin's (1958, in Burke, 1994) three-phase model of change uses an ice cube analogy, unfreezing, mov ... res actions to establish the new behavior and make it permanent (Burke, 1994).OD is an expansion on Lewin's model that involves action research, where direct action is taken on the interpretive indica ...

(9 pages) 265 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Change Management Plan Paper and Defense

e that it needs to succeed. An appropriate change model for CrysTel telecommunications would be the Lewin's Change Model.The three steps used in this model are unfreezing, changing, and refreezing (Kr ... hanging, and refreezing (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2004, p.677). Unfreezing is the first stage of the Lewin's Change Model. During this stage employees are motivated to change. Management lets employees ...

(12 pages) 494 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

It's Miller Time

: Quality, Uncompromising, and Unchanging ( cultural shift observed follows Lewin’s Model of Change. During a cultural shift, a group will transition through three stages. ... implement, and maintain change, and were respectively named Unfreezing, Changing, and Refreezing by Lewin. Under the direction of Adami, current operational processes and procedures were recognized as ...

(9 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The behavioral aspect of budgeting

e system and predicts the output at some future date’.Budgetary slack:As defined by Schiff and Lewin as the difference between the total resources available to the firm and the total resources ne ...

(4 pages) 35 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Reflective Practice

h active experimentation. David Kolb's development of these ideas together with those of Piaget and Lewin has been seminal in the experience-based approaches to learning adopted in management developm ...

(5 pages) 102 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Session Paper- Change Strategy

have to realize that in the current situation of recession, the banking industry is being hit hard. Lewin's model could be used by managers to more efficiently implement any organizational changes. Fo ... nessThese stages were implemented by Citizens Bank through a strategic change initiative called the Lewin Model of change.Analysis of the Change StrategyThe Lewin model of change has three steps:- Unf ...

(7 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Change Management

had been suggested to use in 2001. Several change models will be selected in the main body, such as Lewin's eight-step change model, Egan's three-stage model and so on. And the change agent of Zhang R ... center to achieve market linked wages.Change analysisEgan (1996) developed a model that is based on Lewin's three stages of unfreezing phase, moving and refreezing, the essential elements of each of t ...

(9 pages) 81 0 3.7 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management