Week 2 Discussion 1 Change Rationales

Consider an organizational change that you are familiar with. Provide an evaluation of the change initiative, and then respond to the following questions: 

1. What is the rationale presented for the change? 
2. What are the internal and external pressures considered in the change? 
3. To what extent are single versus multiple rationales utilized? 

Required Resources 

Text 

Palmer, I., Dunford, R., & Buchanan, D. (2017). Managing organizational change: A multiple perspectives approach (3rd ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com   Recommended Resources 

Articles 

Cronshaw, S., & McCulloch, A. (2008). Reinstating the Lewinian vision: From force field analysis to organization field assessment. Organization Development Journal, 26(4), 89-103. Retrieved from the ProQuest database. This article takes a critical look at the concepts of force-field analysis and a reconstruct of the process for a great effectiveness  

Kee, J. E., & Newcomer, K. E. (2008). Why do change efforts fail? Public Manager, 37(3), 5-12. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.This article reviews the concepts of failing change efforts and the leadership behaviors that facilitate the shortcomings.  

Langley, A., Smallman, C., Tsoukas, H., & Van De Ven, A. H. (2013). Process studies of change in organization and management: Unveiling temporality, activity, and flow. Academy Of Management Journal, 56(1), 1-13. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database. This article focuses on the process of change and how and why things develop, emerge, grow or end over a period of time.  

Paquin, J. P., & Koplyay, T. (2007). Force field analysis and strategic management: A dynamic approach. Engineering Management Journal, 19(1), 28-37. Retrieved from the ProQuest database.This article takes a critical look at strategic management and the impact on the organizations. The content reviews the dynamic of stale versus aggressive change management strategies.  

Multimedia  

Kyredis, K., & Breitenmoser, K. (Producers). (2008). Managing change in a large organization (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video file]. Retrieved from the Films On Demand database. This video provides a detailed look at the stages of change and the factors that shape the need for change.

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