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Readiness for Organizational Change

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Shea, C., Jacobs, S., Esserman, D., Bruce, K., and Weiner, B. (2014). Organizational readiness for implementing change: A psychometric assessment of a new measure. Implementation Science, 9(7). doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-7

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Shea, C., Jacobs, S., Esserman, D., Bruce, K., and Weiner, B. (2014). Organizational readiness for implementing change: A psychometric assessment of a new measure. Implementation Science, 9(7). doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-7

This is a very good scholarly resource on readiness for organizational change. It is a very recent article and provides insight on how to improve change attempts. It discusses readiness for change in healthcare settings (Shea, Jacobs, Esserman, Bruce, & Weiner, 2014). The article focuses on a tool to measure readiness for change. The tool is the Organizational Readiness for Implementing Change (ORIC) and was developed by the authors of the article. Shea et al. (2014) conduct four studies to assess the adequacy content, the reliability, and the validity of their tool. The article attempted to validate the use of the ORIC tool to ...

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This solution offers a recent article on readiness for organizational change. The text of the article is provided in an attached word document.

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