Change related

From Management Letters


Weick and Quinn (1999) presents a detailed comparison of two different models of organisational change. They distinguish between change that is (1) episodic, discontinuous, and intermittent, and (2) change that is continuous, evolving, and incremental.

Weick and Quinn draw on patterns by Dunphy (1996) that are generally found in any comprehensive theory of change.

Transformational change

Transformational Change alters people's values and attitudes (from a thesis) (Bartunek, 1988; Golembiewski, 1976; Chapman, 2002).

Arya (2012) talks about sustainability of transformational change

Personal transformation versus organizational transformation

Volberda et al. (2001) talk about strategic renewal.

Transformation as a learning exercise?