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Change management is the process of managing transformational changes which affect the culture, structure, and performance of an organisation.


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The stage

Today's global market place is characterised by a fast pace of change, technology advances, and general uncertainty.  These factors are forcing organisations to consider new ways in which to remain competitive. New organisational models are now required in which 'business as usual' is modeled on continuous change. Organisations, while needing to pursue short term competitive advantages, must also address these challenges.  The potential solutions can include the need to bring about major disruption within the organisation, often transforming the whole culture and thereby significantly impacting people, processes, and technologies.  Leaders must ensure that the capability to successfully manage such strategies is in place and provide viable action plans. [1]

This management brief outlines general change management principles and has particular emphasis on the cultural component of transforming organisations.

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