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Academic Employee Direct Participation in the Organisational Change Process – a Case Study

Szelągowska-Rudzka, Katarzyna

European Conference on Management, Leadership & Governance, pp.489-497

Academic Conferences International Limited Dec 2017

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  • Title:
    Academic Employee Direct Participation in the Organisational Change Process – a Case Study
  • Author/Creator: Szelągowska-Rudzka, Katarzyna
  • Publisher: Academic Conferences International Limited
  • Creation Date: Dec 2017
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Poland ; Organizational Change ; Social Responsibility ; Decision Making ; Employee Involvement
  • Is Part Of: European Conference on Management, Leadership & Governance, pp.489-497
  • Description: Organisations have to implement organisational changes (OC) to adjust to changeable environment (i. e. technical and technological progress, changes of customers' expectations, growing competition). The effectiveness of these activities depends mainly on employees. Therefore, employee behaviour towards changes is particularly important for their implementation and development of organisation in a turbulent environment, as well as building its competitive position and creating its value for stakeholders. Employee direct participation (EDP) is one of the ways of shaping appropriate reactions to OC. By participating in decision-making processes concerning the planned change, employees understand better its reasons and need for implementation, engage in the search and evaluation of possible solutions, and the choice and implementation of the optimum one. Becoming the co-authors of the change, they do not resist it. The objective of the paper is to analyse direct participation of the research...
  • Identifier: ISSN: 20489021 ; E-ISSN: 2048903X