Explore BrainMass

Organizational Behavior and Communication

1. Describe the three patterns of ineffective communication.
2. What are the three kinds of change?
3. Why do change efforts so often fail?

Professional Development
Has your organization experienced numerous failed change efforts? If so, what can be done to ensure that failure does not occur in the future?

Issues to Consider
Do you agree with the seven hard truths listed in the text? Explain your answer.

Solution Summary

This solution of 1,757 words looks at the three patterns of ineffective communication, three kinds of change and why do change efforts fail. It also provides suggestions in preventing failure in organizations, and comments on the seven hard truths. All references used are included.