Essay about Organizational Change Plan Part 1

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Organizational Change Plan - Part I
Deluxe Fernandez
HCS 587- Creating Change Within Organizations
January 26, 2015
Professor Thomas Sloan

Organizational Change Plan - Part I
Health care is subject to numerous changes at any given time along with the organizations and their employees. In today's climate, organizations have to be adaptive to changes as it is a requirement to survive, thrive, and succeed (Rafferty et al., 2013). One important aspect for success is to promote job satisfaction. "Job satisfaction is closely related to the performance and quality of work performed by an employee and, consequently, translates into the success of any organization" (Sypniewska, 2014, p. 57, para. 1). Having "lift teams" and equipments for
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Employees that are reluctant to change may live far and would resist to drive on their day-offs for additional education regarding new equipments or new changes. Management may have difficulty in budget constraints and may be reluctant to propel or support the change. Patients may be fearful if this new equipments are capable of carrying them safely (Weinel, 2008).
Influencing Factors To Change
Several factors influence the "no lift policy". Among them are the financial, social, and environmental factors.(Sypniewska, 2014). The financial aspect can greatly influence this change. If the organization is struggling with monetary constraints, the proposed change will stall. Likewise, the organization's healthy financial standing will propel the change to completion. Social factors include management, employees, and patients. Depending on the monetary status, management can expedite or stall the change. Employees may have the stronger impetus to make the change happen as nobody wants to be injured. Senior employees who are accustomed to do what they have always done may argue that they still survived without lift equipments or lift teams all this years. Other employees may resist the need to drive far on their day-offs. Patients may perceive equipments as safe or unsafe. It is imperative to educate both employees and patients regarding the change. Environmental challenges may arise

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