6 Images of Managing Change (Palmer, Dunford and Akin)

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6 Images of Managing Change (Palmer, Dunford and Akin)
Drazen, Entrepreneur, Australia, Member
Palmer, Dunford and Akin provide vision and direction for managers to think about their role in managing organizational change. They suggest that during the course of a change the following 6 Images of Managing Change (roles) are in play:
6 Images of Change (Palmer, Dunford & Akin, 2009: Images of Managing change and Sustaining Change, p. 358)1. Director: this role will be played out different for situations like that of communicating change, sustaining change
2. Navigator: similar to the director role but this one is only given so much power
3. Caretaker: takes care of issues within change, again through various things like evaluating change
4. Coach: will coach the people within an organisation to carry out change or will sort out relevant issues
5. Interpreter: will inte...Sign up

Add 7th Image of Change: Communicator
lenworth grandison, Jamaica, Member
I agree with the list but would like to add another which is Communicator.
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