Organizational Change Research Paper by hicaliber

Organizational Change
An analysis into the most effective approach for organizational change.
# 93646 | 3,320 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 25, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Administration) , Business (Management)

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This paper reports on research findings emphasizing how to help introduce change into organizations. The paper discusses the many different factors involved, including the personnel's reception to change, how the changes are introduced and who should introduce the changes. The paper discusses how each organization's needs determine what will be the best approach for its particular people and business.

Table of Contents:
How Fairness, Favorability And Degree Of Change Relates To Psychology Of Commitment
Psychological Impact On Job Change
Personality Dimensions And Acceptance Of Change
Spirituality As A Means Of Psychological Change
Improving Psychology Of Change Through Technology
Preparing The Organization For Psychological Change
Using Psychological Change To Undergo A Cultural Change
Psychological Change Comes With How The People Do It

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Alexander, C.N., Rainforth, M.V. & Gelderloos, P. 1991, "Transcendental Meditation, self-actualization, and psychological health: a conceptual overview and statistical meta-analysis." Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, Vol. 6, No. 5, pp. 189-247.
  • Cunningham, C., Woodward, C., Shannon, H. & MacIntosh 2002. Readiness for organizational change: A longitudinal study of workplace, psychological and behavioural correlates Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Vol. 75, No. 4, pp.377-393
  • Farson, R., & Smith, J. 1996. Managing: The art of the absurd. Psychology Today Vol. 29, pg. 44
  • Feder, D., Caldwell, S. & Herold, D. 2006. The Effects of Change on Employee Commitment: A multilevel Investigation. Personnel Psychology.Vol. 59, No.1, pp. 1-30.
  • Herriott, E.M. (2000), "Elements of entrepreneurial success: the links among inner competencies, inner development and success", unpublished doctoral dissertation, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA.

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