What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational structure?

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What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational structure?

What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational structure? Explain

 

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What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational structure?

Here are some questions to consider:

  • What theories are used to explain organizational structure and organizational culture?
  • How do these theories assist our understanding of how individuals and organizations will react to change?
  • How is organizational structure and culture related to organizational learning and motivation?
  • What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational structure?
  • What strategies might be employed in overcoming obstacles to change as it relates to organizational culture?

Keenan K. M. S. & Marchel M. A. (2007). Navigating change in higher education: The partnership experience of department faculty with an organization development consultant. Organization Development Journal 25(1) 56-69.

Boyce M. E. (2003). Organizational learning is essential to achieving and sustaining change in higher education. Innovative Higher Education 28(2) 119-136.

Read Chapter 6: Dynamics of Structural Change (p. 161–189) and Chapter 7: Dynamics of Organizational Culture (p. 190 – 211) from:

Van D. V. A. H. Dooley K. & Holmes M. E. (2004). Handbook of Organizational Change and Innovation. Cary NC USA: Oxford University Press.

Read Chapter 1: The Concept of Organizational Culture: Why Bother? from:

Schein E. H. (2010). Organizational Culture and Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Read Appendix B: Case Studies in Leadership – Creating a Vision: Strategic Community College (p. 179–181) from:

Eddy P. L. (2010). Community College Leadership: A Multidimensional Model for Leading Change. Sterling VA USA: Stylus Publishing.