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Managing Change in Organizations


Business Management
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

Change and innovation in organizations are two essential elements of its adaptation to the business environment. We will cover the main objectives of organizational change in this course, as well as the impact of organizational culture on change management. We will also address the types of change and innovation that exist, the situations where resistance to change may occur and the most important models of change implementation. Lasty, we will cover the field of organizational development and the management of organizational knowledge.

Course Content

1. Change and innovation in organizations

2. Objectives of organizational change

3. Organizational culture and its impact on organizational change

4. Types of change and innovation

5. Resistance to change in the workplace

6. Models of change implementation

7. Organizational Development (OD)

8. Managing organizational knowledge

Bibliography

Hans Westlund - Social Capital in the Knowledge Economy: Theory and Empirics - Springer (2006)

Hans Westlund - Social Capital in the Knowledge Economy: Theory and Empirics - Springer (2006)

Marshall Scott Poole, Andrew H. Van de Ven - Handbook of Organizational Change and Innovation - Oxford University Press, USA (2004)

Peter M. Senge - The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization - Doubleday Business (1994)