Organizational changes are old as existence of organizations. And the existence of the organization is there as the existence of the humans. If we look back into the history when the people start to organize in different ways to build towns, pyramids, in wars, there was a strong need for some type of organization.
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Managing resistance to change is an important part of the success of all change efforts in each company. Dealing with resistance in large part will depend on your ability to recognize the real sources or causes of resistance to change.
Organizational change is an activity of transformation or modification of something in your organizational system. The main purpose of this activity is to make improvements of your business performances. You can’t find a person who would like to implement change if that change process bring results with which the organization will become worse or there will not be any improvements.
Business intelligence in the last several years has got huge popularity in the business world. Before the term intelligence finds its own place in the business world, governments of the countries use this word to make big decisions about wars or about leading the country.
Do you have all required managerial skills to manage your own company? What are you thinking about your own management skills? Can you be a real manager with all skills necessary for you and your company?
Business owners are entrepreneurs until they become managers. When they become managers, they will start to feel frustrated because then they will need to deal with totally new type of problems, managerial problems.
Management is not a simple task. It needs knowledge and experience. Because of that, there is existence of hierarchy, organizational structure, and possibilities for each organizational member with adequate knowledge, experience and skills to move from the bottom to the middle and top level of managerial pyramid.
I have already written about entrepreneurial skills, and you can read more in ten smart skills all entrepreneurs need now.
Here, I want to talk about the three basic managerial skills as well as their link to the hierarchical structure of the company.
For all organizational change processes, there is a reason, force, cause, or source of the organizational change. Whether it is the pressure from the environment, or it is an internal pressure, each organizational change has its causes, and these causes are sources of organizational change.
What makes small businesses and entrepreneurs really successful? It is flexibility. Flexibility means that they quickly change themselves and their businesses. All entrepreneurs must have a system through which they can follow possible sources of organizational change and without any delaying to make all necessary adjustments in their work.
Some question that is asked permanently is whether sources of organizational changes are important or not for entrepreneurs? Entrepreneurs that aren’t following sources of organizational changes will not be entrepreneurs for a long time.