Understanding organizational change for alliancing

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Abstract  |  Full Text Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine an organization’s operational alignment in the process of alliance formation. Design/methodology/approach – A literature study was conducted on the strategic importance of assessingandaligningorganizations’ operationsforalliancing.Furthermore,aninstrumentalcasestudywas conducted to provide insight in the degree of operational alignment required for a maritime organization to form […]

Discourse of transformation in organizational change management

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Abstract. This study examines the discursive construction of ideological change and identity within the practice of organisational control in organisational change management. The focus of the study was to examine how the organisation through its large-scale reengineering process to implement organisational change initiatives appropriated discourse of transformation to effect change among its organisational members. The […]