MGMT591 Resistance to Change Discussions

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MGMT591 Resistance to Change Discussions
CLASS here is our case study on change for this week. Although a simple example of a change…

 

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MGMT591 Resistance to Change Discussions

MGMT591 Resistance to Change Discussions

Week 7 All Students Posts 60 Pages 

CLASS…here is our case study on change for this week. Although a simple example of a change initiative gone wrong, it offers us many lessons to explore the full spectrum of change management issues. Focus all your efforts on this case study this week! I look forward to your comments and analysis in the threads.
Note: I will add further topics related to resistance and change as the week unfolds.

THE JMU MAILROOM CASE

Using what you’ve learned from your reading and class discussion about organizational change theories and principles, analyze and explain the situation in the JMU postal service warehouse.

Be sure to apply any of the following points in your analysis:

  • Drivers for change
  • Resistance to change
  • Lewin 3-phase change model or Kotter’s 8-step model
  • Force Field Analysis
  • Organizational Development, Appreciative Inquiry
  • Culture and Change
  • Learning Organization

Why do people resist change? Part of the answer lies  in the concept of locus of control. Who is driving the change? Who is influencing its course? Basically, whose change is it?…