What are the Causes of Organizational Change?

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What are the Causes of Organizational Change?
dineshbabu, Student (MBA), Member
We all know that organizations change. They have to. But exactly why do organizations change? In other words, what are the reasons for change to occur in organizations?
How can these reasons be categorized in a logical way? Is there some kind of model of causes for organizational change?...

Why do Organizations Change? Causes
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Thanks for your excellent question... A first breakdown of such reasons or causes for companies or public organizations to change could be:

Triggers for Organizational Change
Emilio Ferrero, Management Consultant, Curacao, Member
Mr. de Jonge's list is quite thorough and is usually part of strategic planning. In my experience, however, what really causes organizational change t...

Change Factors in Small Organizations
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
Further to Mr de Jonge's list, I would like to add that organizational changes also occur when some influential member of the organization has a diffe...

Change Factors and the Resistance to Change
Robert Gerth, Project Manager, Sweden, Member
This is an interesting question but I think it could be complemented with another one. When there is awareness that a specific firm must change: why a...

What are Causes for Organizations NOT to Change?
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@Robert: Thanks for your excellent contribution. Indeed that is the opposite, equally interesting subject. For more...

Organizations Keep on Changing, But we don't Notice it
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
@Dilip Khanal, Editor: I am talking of small changes that go unnoticed. For example changing the placement of staff...

Why Organizations Change? It is Just a Reaction to Survive
FREDDY VILLAVICENCIO, Business Consultant, Venezuela, Premium Member
The theory of a change can illustrate why some organitations were forced to change themselves. The learnings serves as fundamentals to others who make...

What are the Causes of Organizational Change?
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@FREDDY VILLAVICENCIO: Thanks for your excellent build for this topic. Indeed the first phase of

What are the Cause of Organizational Change?
Francis, Manager, Thailand, Member
I think the main causes of the organizational change are somehow related to the human [organization] 7 levels of needs...
I have done some simple...

7 Needs of Organizations | 7 Levels of Consciousness
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
@Francis: I think you are referring to Barrett’s 7 Levels of Consciousness:
Level 7. SERVICE. Motivation: Soci...

7 Levels of Consciousness - Change Agility
Frik Reynecke, Management Consultant, Saudi Arabia, Member
Agile organizations will preempt change and keep working on the 7 levels of consciousness by anticipating, responding and reacting to various change c...


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