Reviewing And Modifying Management Structures And Business Processes

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‘Organizational change is about reviewing and modifying management structures and business processes.’ (Basu, 2015) In short organisational change is how an organisation adapts to stay up to date with not only their competitors but with economic climate and external influences. It needs to be controlled and organised as without change an organisation may fail but also with change comes risk. It can be difficult to achieve successful change as not all organisations manage to complete the implementation of change. Which leads to the question of why initiatives are said to fail? It all comes down to the leadership and culture of an organisation. The two come hand in hand. An organisations culture is stemmed from its leaders, it’s a shared vision.

‘An organization’s culture comprises an interlocking set of goals, roles, processes, values, communications practices, attitudes and assumptions.’ (Denning, 2011) Organisational Culture is the way of which things are done and how employees react and behave around the workplace. A culture tends to follow traits under three main levels; Underlying Assumptions; Values and Artefacts – Physical Manifestations, Behavioral Manifestations and Verbal Manifestations- meaning not all organisations follow the same culture. If the organisation’s culture is to accept change –Innovated Cultures-, change initiatives will be of a higher success as stakeholders are used to having to adapt and feel safe with implementing changes. However if the…

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