change management

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change management

(system management)
Techniques that aid in evolution, composition and policy management of the design and implementation of an object or system.
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Someone once said resistance to change is universal.
1983, 1990) suggests that steady-state responding reflects the contingency between the response and the reinforcer (response-reinforcer relationship), whereas behavior's resistance to change is mediated by a Pavlovian conditioned stimulus-unconditioned stimulus (CS>US) contingency (stimulus-reinforcer relationship).
The book covers the resistance to change in many libraries and the necessity for change, the spread of innovation throughout a library, the research model and innovation in the research library, creating a culture of innovation, and many other related topics.
Resistance to change is especially evident in managers who fail to see the benefit in disrupting their staff's work routines with programs they believe contribute little to the financial bottom line.
THERE often comes a moment when resistance to change just becomes silly.
The concept of inertia is used in everyday language to talk about resistance to change in individuals as well as in political and social structures, and in academic discourse it is applied, in one way or another, in fields as diverse as sociology, psychology, organizational studies, economics, political theory and philosophy.
The Eysenck Personality Questionnaire-Revised Short Form, the Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory, and the Resistance to Change Scale were administered to 274 Italian physicians and nurses.
Positive effects occur more slowly in older children due to the resistance to change commonly experienced by older children.
Importantly, recent research has suggested that resistance to change may add strategic value to change planning and implementation, and should therefore be carefully discerned and managed (Downs, 2012; Ford, Ford & D'Amelio, 2008; Ford & Ford, 2010).
The welfare state is a reversion to medieval and post-medieval mercantilism that contains the seeds of its own dissolution by aggrandizing man as producer over man as consumer, intensifying resistance to change, and generating xenophobia, stagnation and decay.
Through a real-to-life story, author Graham Winter (three-time chief psychologist for the Australian Olympic team) reveals how a mix of collaboration, courageous leadership and digital age strategies enables former market leader McCrae's Fine Chocolates to confront its challenges, break through the inevitable resistance to change and transform itself into a nimble and adaptive market leader.
The logic of the study was to employ a variable that we called perceived resistance to change as the variable to be explained by the two models of symbolic value.

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