Organizational Change Case Study of General Motors

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Running head: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: CASE STUDY OF GENERAL MOTORSOrganizational Change: Case Study of General MotorsName of the student:Name of the University:Author note:
1ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: CASE STUDY OF GENERAL MOTORSTable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................2Organizational behavior and change:..............................................................................................2Resistance to changes and overcoming them:.................................................................................3Change management at General Motors:........................................................................................4Maslow’ needs hierarchy theory:.....................................................................................................5Conclusion:......................................................................................................................................6References........................................................................................................................................7
2ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE: CASE STUDY OF GENERAL MOTORSIntroduction:This report deals with organizational change in terms of a real life case study along withanalyzing the various aspects of organizational behavior in the given journal article. The mainobjective of the article was to highlight the impact of organizational change on the organizationalbehavior of an organization. These changes involve changes in the attitudes of the organizationalemployees in terms of resistance to changes and change management approaches. The articleexplains how changes took place in General Motors and the strategies involved to keep theorganizational employees motivated.Organizational behavior and change:According to Khan & Hashim (2014), the rapid changes in the business environmenthave made it mandatory for the organizations to keep themselves updated and bring thenecessary changes within the organization in order to remain ahead of the competitors. Thechanges in the technologies especially in the automobile industry have compelled the automobilecompanies to bring necessary changes within the organizations. Change management isnecessary for attaining sustainability in the long- run. Organizational change might includechanges in the organizational culture, employees, technology, rules and regulations, humanresource management, etc. It is necessary to manage these changes in an effective manner suchthat the changes turn out to be beneficial for the organization.On the contrary, Cameron (2015) stated that organizational changes are very difficult toimplement as they face several types of resistances. It is necessary to study the organizational
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