Management of Change - Main Topics of Study

This is not available as a Single Subject. This is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management subject.

Concepts and theories of change

Review concepts and theories in academic literature and offer a range of resolutions addressing complex change decisions in organisations. Predictable and unpredictable change, behavioural and organisational implications, environmental and organisational triggers for change.

Challenges of change management

Evaluation of the contributions that change management and organisational development theory make to resolve the challenges of change.
Organisational structure, culture, individuals and change. Leadership and strategies of change.

Research and communication

Analysis of change management decisions

Recommended Reading

Indicative Reading for this Unit:

Main Text:

The Theory and Practice of Change Management, by John Hayes, 4th Edition, published in by Palgrave Macmillan (March 2014)

Alternative texts

Cameron, E. & Green, M. (2009) Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Techniques of Organisational Change

Carnall, C. A. (2003) Managing Change in Organisations , Harlow: FT/Prentice Hall

Stacey, R.D. (2003) Strategic Management and Organisational Dynamics, Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd