Planned change and organizational success

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Abstract

Planning identifies activities that create possibilities and change indicates the steps taken to implement a preferred plan. Recognizing the interdependency of of planning and changes is essential. In successful organizations, these activities are merged into a process that is managed by someone with authority. This paper discusses the benefits of ‘planned change’ and the difficulties that arise during planned change. Cases are used to illustrate essential steps in a successful planned change effort.

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