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Literature review on organizational capacity for change

Locate and review literature on building and assessing organizational capacity for change, capacity for innovation, and/or capacity to react to new opportunities or unplanned threats. Focus on policies and procedures needed in a flexible and responsive learning organization.

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Locate and review literature on building and assessing organizational capacity for change, capacity for innovation, and/or capacity to react to new opportunities or unplanned threats. Focus on policies and procedures needed in a flexible and responsive learning organization.

An organization operates in a rapidly changing environment. Therefore it is important for an organization to take all the necessary measures to increase its performance and organizational success. An organizational capacity to change, innovate or react is profoundly linked with its survival, growth. An organization must need to build and sustain its capacities in order to achieve competitive advantage and organizational success in competitive market. For building capacities successfully, it is important for an organization to involve, get support from its people and stakeholders.

Capacity building is the process of improving efficiency and effectiveness of an organization in order to achieve its objectives and provide quality services to its customers. Organizational success depends on the organization's capability of experimentation, improvisation, and the ability to cope with unplanned occurrences. Capacity building mainly focuses on strengthening organizational and technical abilities to improve its capacity to change, innovate and to react to unplanned threats. It specifically aims to achieve the following:

1. Build a stronger, more sustainable organization: It includes establishing formal and systematic structures in the ...

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