Organisational change management: A critical review

From Adaptive Cycle
Jump to: navigation, search

Contributors

Alrian

Authors: R. Todnem By

Publication Year: 2005

Source: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14697010500359250

Journal: Journal of Change Management

Volume: 5

Issue: 4

Categories: Organizational Change, Change Management


Abstract

It can be argued that the successful management of change is crucial to any organisation in order to survive and succeed in the present highly competitive and continuously evolving business environment. However, theories and approaches to change management currently available to academics and practitioners are often contradictory, mostly lacking empirical evidence and supported by unchallenged hypotheses concerning the nature of contemporary organisational change management. The purpose of this article is, therefore, to provide a critical review of some of the main theories and approaches to organisational change management as an important first step towards constructing a new framework for managing change. The article concludes with recommendations for further research.



Contributors

Alrian