Designing Participative Processes for Change : Insights from OD Field

Ramnarayan, S (2008) Designing Participative Processes for Change : Insights from OD Field. NHRD Network Journal, 2 (3). pp. 62-66.

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There are broadly two approaches to implementing change. One approach, called the participative school, argues that people should be involved and given opportunities to the planning and implementation of change. The rationale for this approach is that organisational change will always involve an element of uncertainty. Top management will not have all the information to plan the change. Therefore, participation to plan the change, Therefore, participation leads to better ideas and better plans for change, In addition, participation reduces resistance to change.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Ramnarayan, S
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Participative processes, OD Field, Designing participative processes
Subjects: Organization Behavior
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Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2019 19:52
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