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What is Organizational Change

Implementing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Management in Organizational Change Initiatives
The term organizational change measures the pace of change, implicit as the distinctive frequency, tempo, or repetition of organizational activity. Intermittent change, distinguished by constant change activities such as systematizing, analytic frameworks, innovation, mediation theories, and implementation of GACM ( Weick & Quinn, 1999 ).
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Organizational Climate Change: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging
Abeni El-Amin (Fort Hays State University, USA & Shenyang Normal University, China)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-4023-0.ch001
Increasing knowledge and understanding of diversity and inclusion is a continuous process. Appropriately, the organizational chief diversity officer (CDO) provides leadership by implementing strategic business and planning process solutions. The CDO's role presents a unique opportunity for organizations to support the CDO with an onboarding and mentoring framework. Additionally, the role of the chief diversity officer is to mitigate workplace stress. Further, the impact of industrial and organizational psychology on cultural assimilation practices in the workforce improves the understanding of behavioral factors of group dynamics. As a result, group dynamics impact diversity and inclusion initiatives. Provided are recommendations to support CDOs in their execution of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives.
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Change and Change Management in Organizations
It refers to a different situation from an existing situation in the organization’s activities, strategy, structure, and culture.
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21st Century Leadership in Times of Global Change and Organizational Trauma
The field of management theory that focuses on the stages that companies go through as they evolve.
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Organizational Learning and Change: Strategic Interventions to Deal with Resistance
A planned change in organizational structure and culture to respond and adapt to environmental changes.
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Organizational Activity: Cultural-Historical Perspectives on Workplace Cyberbullying Prevention
Shifts or alterations in the homeostatic norms of an organizational system. Change is produced when subjects participate in behaviors that transgress against socio-cultural norms of an organization.
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Organizational Issue for BI Success: Critical Success Factors for BI Implementations within the Enterprise
BI brings about a change in organization in the way it operates, from purely ‘hunch’ based decision making it transforms the organization into data driven and fact based.
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Managing Healthcare Organizational Change During Uncertainty: Perspective of COVID-19
Organizational change is an action in which any company or organizations would like to alter a major component, operational methods, technologies, organizational structure, culture, as well as what effects these changes have on it.
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Implementation of Co-Production Through Sensemaking: A Step Towards Hybrid Management in Public Organizations?
Describes the changes in organizational practice based on new ways of action influencing a change in for example culture, structure, technology, and organizational identity.
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Sustaining Organizational Innovation
Reaction, at the organizational level, to forces which can be internal or external, that demands a response in order for the organization to be successful. This reaction can include processes, attitudes, culture or leadership.
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Can Internal Social Media and Data Mining Be a Powerful Communication Vehicle in Reaching Employees in Change Management in Industry 4.0?
An ongoing process that results in many interactions between the human and non-human components of the organization to improve the organization for better fit with their external environment.
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Management in Modern Organizations: Organizational, Innovation, and Knowledge Management Theories
Changes often lead companies to abandon their previous format and adopt another completely different.
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VO as an Alternative to Hierarchy in the Dutch Police Sector
A planned effort, organization-wide to increase organizational effectiveness through interventions in the organization’s “processes”, using expert knowledge, usually based on intended improvement of processes and services.
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Navigating Organizational Change: From Resistance to Acceptance, Learning, and Growth
An organization’s adaptation to internal and external forces.
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Developing an Interdisciplinary Approach to the Evaluation of E-Government Implementation
Change that has significant effects on the formal configuration of the organizational setting and on the coordination and control processes that take place within it.
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Redefining the Concept of HRIS
The definition of organizational change is enhanced. From the common definition of it, a distinction is made between those participants who perceive the differences to be “just incremental” or small (e.g., participants’ discourse: “It got better, but it is still far from the ideal”) to the “radical” or total change (e.g., “Today, it is completely different”)
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Grief and the Psychological Transition Process Among Information Technology Team Members
When a company or organization is going through a transformation, organizational change occurs when business strategies or major sections of an organization are altered ( Bennis, 1966 , p. 23). Also known as reorganization, restructuring and turnaround (Burke, 2002, pp. 1, 20-22 AU51: The in-text citation "Burke, 2002, pp. 1, 20-22" is not in the reference list. Please correct the citation, add the reference to the list, or delete the citation. ).
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Impact of Economic Culture on the Development of Enterprises
Is the process by which organizations move from their present state to some desired future state to increase their efficiency and effectiveness.
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Obstacles and Resistance to Organizational Change in the New Post-COVID-19 Environment
A processual or descriptive adjustment of a corporation's business model or process to remain relevant, agile, and competitive. Organizational change may involve alteration to corporate structure, human capital, and technological capabilities.
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When the Process Fails: Restoring Trust in a #MeToo Workplace
A process through which an organization realigns itself from a present to desired future state. Oftentimes alignment is associated with organizational structure, culture, values, processes, and procedures to effectuate this desired future state.
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