Change Management Review™ believes strongly that the valuable research in process within the vast global network of colleges and universities has tremendous inherent value to change management practitioners worldwide working with organizations on the ground. We present several scholarly articles that relate to an area of change management, provide an overview of each article and its insights, and comment on how these insights impact the work of the change management practitioner.
For many years, the science of leadership was considered a "soft" science. While many experts in management and business understood the qualities that made a good leader and knew the activities that could help leaders [...]
What Can You Do to Increase the Effectiveness of Middle Manager Participation and Leadership During Change? (Part II)
In Part I of this Academic Insight™, we looked at an article by Rosalie Kuyvenhoven and W. Christian Buss that provided three “practice gems” for change management professionals related to middle managers. The gems offered [...]
What Can You Do to Increase the Effectiveness of Middle Manager Participation and Leadership During Change? (Part I)
No matter what the business content of a strategic organizational change may be, most change initiatives begin at the C-Suite level with defined objectives and intended results. The intent is that these objectives cascade down [...]
Far too often when managing change, companies place their entire focus on the cut-and-dried aspects of organizational change - who will be performing what roles, and what tasks need to be accomplished? However, a much subtler process [...]
This Academic Insight evolved primarily from the first article by Balogun and Jenkins while doing other research. “Re-conceiving Change Management: A Knowledge Based Perspective” appeared to be a good starting point for introducing a series [...]