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Organizational change - reengineering and reorganization- Understand issues and trends

This section addresses issues and trends associated with organizational change, including how, when and why successful public and private organizations have invested resources in reengineering and reorganizing and what results they have achieved.

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Causes and Consequences of Managerial Failure in Rapidly Changing OrganizationsFocus group data collected from 1000+ managers from 100+ companies experiencing large scale organizational change was collected to learn the primary causes of managerial failure and the perceived consequences to managerial and organizational performance due to this failure.
Designing Organizations That Are Built to ChangeThis article focuses on why large-scale change efforts fail to meet expectations, and how organizations can be better designed for change.
Effecting Change in Business Enterprises: Current Trends in Change ManagementThis report addresses change management issues at the organizational, departmental and individual level. The findings reflect the state of the art in initiating and effecting change in business enterprises.
Expert ExodusThis article addresses how the development of a knowledge management system can be used to retain and apply critical knowledge as large numbers of experienced Department of Transportation employees retire.
Human Capital: Designing and Managing Market-Based and More Performance-Oriented Pay SystemsThis resource is a study of four agencies examining the requirements that must be in place if pay for performance, and a more performance-based culture is to be created in public organizations.
Latest Competency Study Defines New HR RolesThis is a report on the 2007 Human Resource (HR) Competency Study designed to identify major competencies that HR professionals need, and to track the major trends in the HR field. This report emphasizes that changing organizational needs require HR managers to more actively position themselves in organizations, and involve themselves in strategic planning.
Managing Change in State Departments of Transportation: Innovations in Workforce Strategies (Scan 5 of 8)Workforce and organizational issues are a major focus in many state Departments of Transportation (DOT) today. A National Cooperative Highway Research Program project was undertaken to collate the innovative workforce strategies in place at various state DOTs. The link is an online compilation of the links, research, and interview material collected while creating the report.
Managing Paradoxes in Change: Six Steps for Building a Balanced CultureThe brief report discusses the paradoxes facing leaders addressing organizational change and recommends creating a balanced/aligned culture.
To Make Changes, Manage ThemThe focus of this article is on the importance of, and approaches used, in engaging employees in organization change efforts.
What Do We Really Know about Effective leadership in Change ManagementThis brief report examines key leadership requirements needed to successfully execute organizational change.
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