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'''Keywords:''' [[:Category:Business|business]], [[:Category:Change|change]], [[:Category:Entrepreneurship|entrepreneurship]], [[:Category:Gestalt Switch|gestalt switch]], [[:Category:Management|management]], [[:Category:New Combination|new combination]],  [[:Category:Organization|organization]], [[:Category:Revolt|revolt]], [[:Category:Remember|remember]], [[:Category:Theory Oriented|theory oriented]]
 
'''Keywords:''' [[:Category:Business|business]], [[:Category:Change|change]], [[:Category:Entrepreneurship|entrepreneurship]], [[:Category:Gestalt Switch|gestalt switch]], [[:Category:Management|management]], [[:Category:New Combination|new combination]],  [[:Category:Organization|organization]], [[:Category:Revolt|revolt]], [[:Category:Remember|remember]], [[:Category:Theory Oriented|theory oriented]]

Revision as of 03:29, 14 May 2013

Author: Karl E. Weick and Robert E. Quinn

Title:Organizational Change and Development

Year of Publication: 1999

Journal:Annual Review of Psychology

Volume: 50 Issue:1

Source: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev.psych.50.1.361

Keywords: business, change, entrepreneurship, gestalt switch, management, new combination, organization, revolt, remember, theory oriented

Abstract:Recent analyses of organizational change suggest a growing concern with the tempo of change, understood as the characteristic rate, rhythm, or pattern of work or activity. Episodic change is contrasted with continuous change on the basis of implied metaphors of organizing, analytic frameworks, ideal or-ganizations, intervention theories, and roles for change agents. Episodic change follows the sequence unfreeze-transition-refreeze, whereas continu-ous change follows the sequence freeze-rebalance-unfreeze. Conceptualizations of inertia are seen to underlie the choice to view change as episodic or continuous