Do some research and answer the following critical thinking questions from this week’s readings. In your analysis, cite a minimum of three (3) references from different sources (the textbook can be one source).
- Dealing with change is an ongoing challenge for every manager. Describe how an organization can tell that it needs to change. What are indicators that change is needed?
- Organizational development (OD) is a set of techniques for implementing a planned change to make people and organizations more effective. Describe metrics that can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a planned change and explain why is it often difficult for managers to implement change.
- Social psychologist Kurt Lewin developed a three-stage model. Summarize the model and provide an example of how that model was implemented or used in your company (or previous one) or a change initiative.
Your submission should be a minimum of two (2), double-spaced, full pages of analysis with proper reference citation per current APA guidelines.
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