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The gap between rhetoric and reality

The gap between rhetoric and reality Covers change in organizations and highlights three in particular: BT payphones; Citibank; and Hewlett‐Packard, using insets to show level of change, initial response, movement and new situations. Discusses research findings and unveils a variety of factors that affect how change initiatives are received, employing a Figure to aid in explanation of three groups: content; context; and cognition. Concludes, for employees to unlearn old ways, they themselves must take some responsibility for change. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

The gap between rhetoric and reality

The Antidote , Volume 5 (7): 5 – Dec 1, 2000

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006874
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Abstract

Covers change in organizations and highlights three in particular: BT payphones; Citibank; and Hewlett‐Packard, using insets to show level of change, initial response, movement and new situations. Discusses research findings and unveils a variety of factors that affect how change initiatives are received, employing a Figure to aid in explanation of three groups: content; context; and cognition. Concludes, for employees to unlearn old ways, they themselves must take some responsibility for change.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2000

Keywords: Change; Research and development; Organizations

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