Culture Change and Coalitions

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Culture Change and Coalitions
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
The drive for control of scarce resources forces a political frame in the process of a culture change among groups with diverse interests. The dominant coalitions (old guards, stewards, partisans) play a role in the directions of change. The old guards resist it, the stewards negotiate it, and the partisans buy it from those who use referent, expert, or personal power or any combination. The haggling and side payments are inevitable in power playing including the abuse of power and influence strategies to deter, or promote change in appearance, or significant change. Change is a byproduct of a bargaining process where traffic of influence is more relevant than power....Sign up

Culture Can Be Influenced
Kuiper, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member
I understand that in your opinion attempts to change culture are futile. It is up to coalitions and their "traffic of influence". This is certainly no...Sign up

Culture Can Be Influenced
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
Strategy, structure, and technology change organizational cultures. Sales need flexibility, autonomy, and so are self-managing teams; but operators ne...Sign up

Culture Can Be Influenced I Think
ivy oforiwaa adu, Student (University), Ghana, Member
Looking at our system now because of what is new and what is changing because of technology, any change in an organization should be made known to all...Sign up

Situational Culture Change
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
The culture of an organization is the culture of the organization' s founders. The transferred rituals, symbols, beliefs, principles, and values from ...Sign up

Organizational Culture
R Sreenivasan, Teacher, India, Member
Multicultural management. Organisation culture is nothing but the dominant values espoused by an organization....Sign up

Culture Can Be Changed
ivy oforiwaa adu, Student (University), Ghana, Member
Changing the organizational culture does not mean changing everything totally, no way. I still stand by the point I made sometime ago and this is beca...Sign up

Change and Culture Conundrum
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
Transfiguring culture into a channel for change in a century categorized by rapid and sudden change in technology and socio-economic structures while ...Sign up

Change Stages
Ron McFarland, Project Manager, Japan, Member
Luis de la Cruz mentions the "old guard", "stewards", and "partisans". For change, I'm learning several steps are required to be successful.
1. i...Sign up

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