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DDBA 8521 Seminar in Change Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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DDBA 8521 Required Course Readings

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Ali, A., & Ivanov, S. (2015). Change management issues in a large multinational corporation: A study of people and systems. International Journal of Organizational Innovation, 8(1), 24–30. 

Andersson, G. (2015). Resisting organizational change. International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning, 8(1), 48–51. 

Baldarelli, M.-G., & Gigli, S. (2014). Exploring the drivers of corporate reputation integrated with a corporate responsibility perspective: Some reflections in theory and in praxis. Journal of Management & Governance, 18(2), 589–613. 

Bareil, C. (2013). Two paradigms about resistance to change. Organization Development Journal, 31(3), 59–71.

Buchanan, D., Claydon, T., & Doyle, M. (1999). Organisation development and change: The legacy of the nineties. Human Resource Management Journal, 9(2), 20–37.
Campbell, T. A. (2014). What could have been done? Circuit City: A case study of management and employee performance failure. Performance Improvement, 53(4), 16–23.
Chen, J., & Adamson, C. (2015). Innovation: Integration of random variation and creative synthesis. Academy of Management Review, 40(3), 461–464.
Chen, Y., Jha, S., & Desouza, K. C. (2015). Communicating the business value of innovation. International Journal of Innovation Science, 7(1), 1–11.
Colegrove, T. (2015). Editorial board thoughts: Rise of the innovation commons. Information Technology and Libraries, 34(3), 2–5. 

Cristina, V. (2013). The importance of an innovative leader in the organization. Annals of the University of Oradea. Economic Science Series, 22(2), 703–709.
Cummings, T. G., & Cummings, C. (2014). Appreciating organization development: A comparative essay on divergent perspectives. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 25(2), 141–154.
Dickens, P. M. (2015). Strategic OD and complexity. OD Practitioner, 47(3), 38–43.

Duran, J. J., & Bajo, N. (2014). Institutions as determinant factors of corporate responsibility strategies of multinational firms. Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, 21(6), 301–317. 

Durrance, B. (1997). The evolutionary vision of Dee Hock: From chaos to chaords. Training & Development, 51(4), 24–31.

Euchner, J. (2013). Innovation is change management. Research-Technology Management, 56(4), 10–11. 

Feldman, R., & Lemley, M. A. (2015). Do patent licensing demands mean innovation? Iowa Law Review, 101(1), 137–189.

Franken, A., Edwards, C., & Lambert, R. (2009). Executing strategic change: Understanding the critical management elements that lead to success. California Management Review, 51(3), 49–73.

French, W. L., & Bell, C. H. (1971). A definition and history of organization development: Some comments. Academy of Management Proceedings, 146–153.
Gerth, A. B., & Peppard, J. (2014). How newly appointed CIOs take charge. MIS Quarterly Executive, 13(3), 159–173.

Griffin, J. J., Bryant, A., & Koerber, C. P. (2015). Corporate responsibility and employee relations: From external pressure to action. Group & Organization Management, 40(3) 378–404.

Heorhiadi, A., Conbere, J., & Hazelbaker, C. (2014). Virtue vs. virus. OD Practitioner, 46(3), 27–31.

Hsu, Y. (2015). Organizational innovation strategies: The value cocreation strategy (VCS) model. International Journal of Organizational Innovation, 8(2), 6–20.

Katz, J. H., & Miller, F. A. (2014). Learning from the journey. OD Practitioner, 46(4), 39–43.

Kolk, A., & Perego, P. (2014). Sustainable bonuses: Sign of corporate responsibility or window dressing? Journal of Business Ethics, 119(1), 1–15.

‚ÄčMarshak, R. J. (2015). My journey into dialogic organization development. OD Practitioner, 47(2), 47–52.

McKinley, W., Latham, S., & Braun, M. (2014). Organizational decline and innovation: Turnarounds and downward spirals. Academy of Management Review, 39(1), 88–110.
Moyce, C. (2015). Resistance is useful. Management Services, 59(2), 34–37. 

Pasmore, W. (2014). Deconstructing OD. OD Practitioner, 46(4), 31–34.

Pedersen, E. R. G., & Gwozdz, W. (2014). From resistance to opportunity-seeking: Strategic responses to institutional pressures for corporate social responsibility in the Nordic fashion industry. Journal of Business Ethics, 119(2), 245–264.
Pfeffer, J. (2013). You’re still the same: Why theories of power hold over time and across contexts. Academy of Management Perspectives, 27(4), 269–280.

Prammer, K., & Neugebauer, C. (2012). Consulting organizational change cooperation – challenges, issues and solutions in theory and practice. Journal of Management & Change, 29(1), 24–45. 

Puranam, P., Alexy, O., & Reitzig, M. (2014). What's “new” about new forms of organizing?. Academy of Management Review, 39(2), 162-180.

Sanchez, M. (2013). Maturing toward enterprise organization development capability. OD Practitioner, 45(4), 49–54.

Sattayaraksa, T., & Boon-itt, S. (2015). A study of CEO transformational leadership, organizational factors and product innovation performance: Scale development and a theoretical framework. International Journal of Innovation Science, 7(2), 107–125.
Schrempf, J. (2014). A social connection approach to corporate responsibility: The case of the fast-food industry and obesity. Business & Society, 53(2), 300–332. 

Staren, E. D., & Eckes, C. A. (2013). Optimizing organizational change. Physician Executive, 39(3), 58­–63.

Swanson, D. J., & Creed, A. S. (2014). Sharpening the focus of force field analysis. Journal of Change Management, 14(1), 28–47. 

Tobias, R. M. (2015). Why do so many organizational change efforts fail? Public Manager, 44(1), 35–36.

Umble, M., & Umble, E. (2014). Overcoming resistance to change. Industrial Management, 56(1), 16–21. 

VanEyde, D., Maes, J. D., Van Eynde, D. L., & Untzeitig, A. L. (2013). OD research and practice in the early 21st century: Reflections in the literature. Organization Development Journal, 31(1), 69–78. 

Vedenik, G., & Leber, M. (2015). Change management with the aid of a generic model for restructuring business processes. International Journal of Simulation Modelling (IJSIMM), 14(4), 584–595. 

Zdanyte, K., & Neverauskas, B. (2014). Ensuring of sustainable development for contemporary organizations development. Economics & Management, 19(1), 120–128. 


Other Readings

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