Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business

Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business

Aslı Goksoy (American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria)
Release Date: October, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 460
ISBN13: 9781466695337|ISBN10: 1466695331|EISBN13: 9781466695344|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9533-7


Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the 21st century. As the rate of change continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement new initiatives in order to obtain significant benefits to organizational survival, economic viability, and human satisfaction.

Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business covers the most important elements of change management as well as the difficulties and challenges that organizations have faced when implementing change. In sampling different disciplines relevant to topics such as resistance to change, mergers and acquisitions management, leadership, the role of human resource strategies, and culture, this reference work is a useful resource for academics, professionals, managers, administrators, and others interested in organizational change.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Actor-Network Theory
  • Design Thinking
  • Globalization
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Participative Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Trickle Down Model of Management Practices

Reviews and Testimonials

Goksoy brings together scholarly articles and academic essays from a diverse variety of experts in business management focused on change management and the challenges and difficulties that many organizations face when implementing change. The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of the text in eighteen chapters devoted to current approaches to change management, organizational learning to manage change, organizations as social networks, and other related subjects.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Asli Goksoy is Assistant Professor in Business Department at American University in Bulgaria, where she has been a faculty member since 2010. Prior to coming to Bulgaria, she was a Lecturer and Chairman of Aviation Logistics Program at Istanbul Commerce University. She received a B.A. in Economics from Istanbul University and M.B.A. in International Business from Pace University, Lubin School of Business at New York. She received her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Marmara University, Social Sciences Institute, in 2009. Her primary research interests are in the field of organizational change and organizational culture.