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Everything you want to know about Organisational Change by Darren Arcangel, Brian Johnson

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CHAPTER 2: WHY CHANGE THE ORGANISATION?

Change is inevitable

Change is nothing new in business. It is an inevitable consequence of existence – as Sartre certainly did not say, but that is, however, a certainty in itself. Most businesses are accustomed to continual change. What is new, is the scale of change affecting business. It has become commonplace for business to experience radical, dramatic, far-reaching and fundamental change. So much so, that what is regarded as life-changing, is now largely a matter of perception. To some, a new line of business, or the outsourcing of non-core activities, might be a dramatic change; to others, such changes may be viewed as routine.

Less than amusing to most people is the scale of change in IT; either ...

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