Definition of Organizational Change

Organizational change is the way by which changes are made to its (an organization) culture, strategies, processes, and even the way an organization conducts its operations. Bringing and implementing change in an organization can be challenging and as human nature is resistant to change, the employees can resist the change.


It is important to take an employee’s opinions and suggestions while in the planning phase of change. Their inputs can be very crucial in understanding their issues associated with change and the higher management or the people planning the change can come up with better strategies to implement change. Including the employees in the planning process by giving them a sense of confidence and they will own the change that is to be implemented later.


A change in any area of an organization or as a whole could be essential and important sometimes for the survival of the organization. Hence, the change must be very well planned.

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