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Changing Culture to Facilitate Organisational Change: A Case Study

Becker, Karen L. (2005) Changing Culture to Facilitate Organisational Change: A Case Study. In Daview, Doug, Fisher, Greg, & Hughes, Raechel (Eds.) Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), 7-10 December, Canberra, Australia.

Abstract

As the pace of change continues, the ability of individuals to change their ways of working in order to incorporate new skills and knowledge becomes critical to individual and organisational success. The aim of this paper is to highlight the importance of culture change to the overall organisational change and development process, using a case study of a not-for-profit organisation. No other single factor was mentioned as often, or was reported to have had as much impact on the change efforts as the culture within the organisation. The findings reinforce the often espoused theory that providing a supportive and inclusive culture provides a sound foundation for organisational change.

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ID Code: 12179
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Unlearning, organisational change, learning, not, for, profit organisation, convergent interviewing, case study
ISBN: 1740882458
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 23 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:39

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