Proactive Approach To Change Management

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1.1 INTRODUCTION

Change in its simplest form, means to move from the current situation to more efficient and effective future, therefore change is the process that we learn and discover things through on an ongoing basis. And change management should be effective, i.e. have the ability to move freely, have the ability to influence others, and directing the working forces in the target systems and administrative units. (Robinson, 2000, p. 20) (Harem, 2004, p. 345)

Change happens at every level of the organization and it happens continuously. The initiative of change is to build. The management of change is a challenge for Organisational management, which requires an approach that will impact positively on employee’s attitudes, so that change is implemented successfully. The key to organisational change management include promoting effective change, by gaining the employees' support and commitment for implementation.
Therefore it has become clear that management has a responsibility to manage change so that everyone in the organisation will be involved. McHugh (1997) states that if management is incompetent to manage change, it is likely that it might negatively affect the employees’ attitudes to change and the entire process will be extremely stressful for individuals implementing the
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A proactive approach to dealing with change is at the core of all three aspects. For an organization, change management means defining and implementing procedures and/or technologies to deal with changes in the business environment and to profit from changing opportunities. In an information technology (IT) system environment, change management refers to a systematic approach to keeping track of the details of the system (for example, what operating system release is running on each computer and which fixes have been
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