Transformational Change


The concept presents empirical evidence on the evolving role of transformational change and case study evidence of such changes within organisations.

Technique Overview

Transformational Change

Transformational Change Definition

Transformational change occurs in response to, or in anticipation of, major changes in an organisation’s environment or technology. These changes often are associated with significant revision of the firm’s business strategy, which in turn may require modifying internal structures and processes as well as its corporate culture to support the new direction (Cummings and Worley, 2009).

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  • Adcroft, A., Willis, R. and Hurst, J. (2008) A New Model for Managing Change: The Holistic View. Journal of Business Strategy, Vol. 29(1), pp. 40-45.
  • Alimo-Metcalfe, B. and Alban-Metcalfe, R. (2000) Heaven Can Wait. Health Service Journal, 12, 26-29 October.
  • Bommer, W.H., Rich, G.A. and Rubin, R.S. (2005) Changing Attitudes about Change: Longitudinal Effects of Transformational Leader Behaviour on Employee Cynicism about Organisational Change. Journal of Organisational Behaviour, Vol. 26, pp. 733-53.
  • Burnes, B. (2009) Managing Change. (5th Ed.) Pearson Education, Essex, UK.

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