Managing organizational change: what you don’t know might hurt you

Allan H. Church (W. Warner Burke Associates, New York, USA)
Wes Siegal (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA)
Miriam Javitch (W. Warner Burke Associates, New York, USA)
Janine Waclawski (W. Warner Burke Associates, New York, USA)
W. Warner Burke (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA)

Career Development International

ISSN: 1362-0436

Publication date: 1 April 1996

Abstract

Managers and executives need to have a better framework for thinking about and understanding organizational change. Presents a summary of research, based on data from 1,840 managers and executives worldwide on the Managing Change Questionnaire (MCQ), regarding participants’ understanding of important issues inherent in change management. Overall, the average score on the 25‐item MCQ was 71.2 per cent, i.e. roughly a grade of “C” in the subject of change management. Presents additional findings with respect to formal education, age and length of service, nationality, job function, industry, gender and level of management.

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Church, A., Siegal, W., Javitch, M., Waclawski, J. and Warner Burke, W. (1996), "Managing organizational change: what you don’t know might hurt you", Career Development International, Vol. 1 No. 2, pp. 25-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620439610114315

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MCB UP Ltd

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