Change and Decision-Making

An examination of change management, sources of resistance to change and advantages of group decision-making.

Finance and Accounting
The Just in Time system is often referred to as a management philosophy of doing business rather than a technique for improving efficiency. What are the difficulties that occur when a new system such as Just in Time is introduced to replace the traditional system emphasizing the areas of difficulty and the key issues that arise?

Change Management
Recognizing that resistance to change is sure to occur in most organizations, effective managers seek out such resistance, preferring to focus on issues that may not be underlying the problem rather than ignore conflicts in the making (Mariotti, 1998, p. 140). It is through confronting resistance to change that managers are able to demonstrate their concern for their employees, helping to…