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Systems Thinking

1. Is it enough to show that a change is rational? Change can be very attractive if it appears to be in the best interest of the people expected to adopt it, if it is accompanied by the means for its fulfillment, and if it results in recognition and approval. Is this a true statement today? Was it ever true?

2. What is the relationship between systems thinking and individual success within an organization? Can an individual succeed when a system fails?

Can you please help me answer these questions. Could your answers have no less than 200 words per question and also provide all references which are used for the answer. Thank you for your help

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Systems Thinking

1. Is it enough to show that a change is rational? Change can be very attractive if it appears to be in the best interest of the people expected to adopt it, if it is accompanied by the means for its fulfillment, and if it results in recognition and approval. Is this a true statement today? Was it ever true?

It is not enough to show that change is rational. Change has to be attractive if it appears, should be in the best interest of the people expected to adopt it and it should be accompanied by the means for its fulfillment in order for it to result in recognition and approval. Organizational change can be easier when people understand the reasons for the change. They have to be oriented on the nature of the change through increased and sustained communications and education so that there will be lesser resistance. Typically, there will be strong resistances to change because people are afraid of the unknown and they believe that things are already just fine and that there is no more need for any change. There ...

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661 words; 3 references; responses to the 2 questions on Systems Thinking

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