Category: Change Management

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What Does Job Security Have to Do With Organizational Citizenship Behavior?

My company is going through tough times and I’m afraid that I might lose my job. Will I be more or less likely to help the organization with extra effort? It’s an interesting question that has led to conflicting answers. However, new research sets the record straight. Is there a relationship between organizational citizenship behavior and job security?

Can your personality affect how well you adapt to changes in the workplace?

In an ever-changing business world, the ability to adapt quickly to changes in the workplace is incredibly valuable to employers. A new study on “Personality and Adaptive Performance at Work” examines how emotional stability and ambition influence an employee’s ability to handle change. Ultimately, it found that personality was one of several key factors that determine how people adapt.

Repairing Working Relationships after an Organizational Crisis

In the same way that an unexpected event in an employee’s workday can completely derail plans and send that person into “crisis mode,” organizations experience a similar reaction when unexpected change happens. In this study, the authors explain how to effectively restore order after an organizational crisis, by focusing on repairing working relationships.

Give ’em the One-Two Punch!

Topic: Business Strategy, Change Management Publication: Harvard Business Review (DEC 2012) Article: Two Routes to Resilience Authors: Clark Gilbert, Matthew Eyring and Richard N. Foster Reviewed By: Susan Rosengarten Strategists at every organization worry about keeping their companies’ products and services relevant for the twenty first century. With new electronics

Managing Change for the Twenty-First Century

Topic: Business Strategy, Change Management Publication: Harvard Business Review (NOV 2012) Article: Accelerate! Author: John P. Kotter Reviewed By: Susan Rosengarten Organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with the rapid pace of consumer, industry and worldwide change. Technological advancements as well as cross-cultural integrations have allowed for

Organizational Inducements and Resilience: Oft Ignored, but Effective Resources for Building Commitment and Support for Change

Topic:  Change Management Publication:  Academy of Management Journal Article:  Resources for change:  The relationships of organizational inducements and psychological resilience to employees’ attitudes and behaviors toward organizational change Authors:  J. Shin, M.S. Taylor, M. Seo Reviewed by:  Kecia Bingham Although change is common among organizations, successful organizational change is far

Change Agents Beware: Does Your Social Network Help or Hinder Change Initiatives? (Human Resource Management)

Topic:  Change Management Publication:  Academy of Management (APR 2012) Article:  Change agents, networks, and institutions:  A contingency theory of organizational change Authors:  J. Battilana, T. Casciaro Reviewed by:  Kecia Bingham Not all change initiatives are created equal.  Divergent organizational changes (changes that diverge from the institutional status quo) are especially