Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry

The Fetish of Change

Grey, Christopher

Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge

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This paper is a polemical critique of the current orthodoxy that the world is changing at an even faster rate, that organizations must adapt to this change in order to survive, and that change management techniques enable organizations to do this. There is no basis to evaluate the proposition that we face unprecedented rates of change, and change is not something to which organizations must respond, but is instead an outcome of organizational actions. Change management initiatives are largely failures, and the usual explanations for these failures are inadequate.


Czasopismo Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry 
Tom 2 
Numer 2 
Data wydania 2003 
Typ Article 
Język en
Paginacja 1-19
ISSN 1532-5555