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Organizational Change

Recognize the influence of senior executives on organizational change and discuss possible strategies for building trust within the change process. Explain what pitfalls management must take care to avoid and include why. Additional approaches to managing organizational change can be modeled after Lewin's Three-Step Model, Kotter's Eight-Step Plan for Implementing Change, Action Research, and/or Organizational Development.

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Organizational Change

Recognize the influence of senior executives on organizational change and discuss possible strategies for building trust within the change process.

With today's evolving and quickly advancing technology and customer demands, change is inevitable, therefore, there are approaches for managing resistance to change which could include education and communication, participation, and facilitation and support. Changes should be carried out by an experienced change agent who should be familiar with and capable of executing a planned change for a smoother transition (Robbins, 2005).

To assist with facilitating a smooth transition and building trusting open relationships, communication and education can reduce resistance by keeping all employees informed of the changes that are about to occur. This also allows any employee who might feel anxiety toward the change an opportunity to voice their concerns and thus allows for the employee the feeling of participation instead of exclusion. By following a plan of education, communication, and ...

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Recognize the influence of senior executives on organizational change and discuss possible strategies for building trust within the change process.

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