Managing Change in Regionally-based Organisations – understanding the need for individual and organisational unlearning

Becker, Karen L. (2003) Managing Change in Regionally-based Organisations – understanding the need for individual and organisational unlearning. In Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, 2-5 December, Fremantle, Australia.

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This paper examines three issues. Firstly, do those driving change understand the reasons for change and their role within this change? Secondly, is individual ability and readiness to learn and unlearn given sufficient consideration when implementing organisational change? Finally, do regionally-based organisations present additional challenges when implementing change and expecting individual learning, development and unlearning? Whilst there has been a great deal of research done on organisational change, and on adult learning, there is a need to draw these two concepts together and understand the interrelationships.

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ID Code: 12188
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Unlearning, Organisational change, Individual change, Human resource management, Regional organisations
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 2003 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 23 Jan 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:39

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