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Evaluating the Human Issues Prior to Developing a Change Plan

Why is it important to evaluate the human issues prior to developing a change plan for an organization?

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Change management is a systematic approach to dealing with change, both from the perspective of an organization and on the individual level. A somewhat ambiguous term, change management has at least three different aspects, including adapting to change, controlling change, and effecting change. A proactive approach to dealing with change is at the core of all three aspects. For an organization, change management means defining and implementing procedures and/or technologies to deal with changes in the business environment and to profit from changing opportunities.

Importance of Evaluating human issues
Organization comprises of individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. For instance, there can be differences in communication styles, task completion and attitudes on disclosure. (Bibikova & Kotelnikov, 2005) These differences make change ...

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