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Middle managers" responses to change from like organizations in Britain and Singapore

a comparative study

by Sok Keow Tay

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1992.

StatementSok Keow Tay.
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Open LibraryOL20699655M

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This thesis compares the responses of middle managers from like organizations in the private and quasi-public service sectors of Singapore and Britain.

The intention is to contribute to the understanding of the management of change across divergent cultures, identifying universalities and particularities of what helps and what hinders Author: Sok Keow Tay. This thesis compares the responses of middle managers from like organizations in the private and quasi-public service sectors of Singapore and Britain.

The intention is to contribute to the understanding of the management of change across divergent cultures, identifying universalities and particularities of what helps and what hinders significant change in organizations in Author: Sok Keow Tay.

(). Managing Change, or Changing Managers. The role of middle managers in UK public service reform. Public Management Review: Vol. 17, Cited by:   Richard Newton, manager, consultant and author of the CMI Management Book of the Year - The Management Book, examines the role of middle managers in making change initiatives a success.

Dealing with change in organisations is well recognised as a significant and ongoing issue. Because changes are occurring continually in the business environment, organizations need to effectively empower middle managers--the linchpin between executive and employees--with the authority to manage enterprise change initiatives.

This paper examines the new role that middle managers are playing in relation to efforts to implement projects that realize organizational change.

That being said middle managers tend to fall short. Over half of all managers lack the needed skills to help employees adapt to change according to Towers Watson, and in a study conducted by Prosci, only 6 in 10 have been evaluated by their employees to.

middle managers paints a pessimistic picture, some researchers found that many surviving middle managers acquired a greater strategic role as the result of change.

This could be more challenging and fulfilling. While de-layering results in having to pick up extra workload from immediately above and below, it also can enable middle managers to have.

THE CHANGING ROLE OF MIDDLE MANAGERS IN MULTINATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: A CASE STUDY FROM THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY adopting new organizational forms as a response to competitive challenges. Results from a case the middle managers’ role starts to change, their relational activities acquiring an increasing importance.

and researches strategic change, organization design and management development. Managing Change in Organizations provides a practical and thorough overview of how effective change can be achieved in organizations.

The text is ideal for advanced undergraduates, MBA and postgraduate students on courses in managing change and organizational change. If the middle manager can translate what the change initiative means to the unit as well as dispel myths and rumors, the organization becomes more change capable.

If the middle managers are not sufficiently involved in the change design and objectives, however, this translation does not occur. Larkin and Larkin (). Middle management is well linked Communication of mission Individual accountabilities Company is a great place to work Performance indicators Teamwork and collaboration Link of transformation and vision Retention of top performers Company vision Flatter hierarchies Trust and empowerment Corporate social responsibility Training for people management Recognition beyond compensation Managers.

Getting managers and supervisors on board and prepared to support their teams through change is crucial. Importance of Managers During Change. In Best Practices in Change Management - Edition, participants identified engagement with and support from middle management as a top contributor to change management success.

In a separate study. If the middle managers with the best networks—and the most credibility—genuinely buy into the change program, they’ll sell it to the rest of the organization in subtle and non-threatening ways.

middle managers regarding issues of communication, group decision making, and organizational leadership. Quantitative analysis of the responses suggests that organizations with collectivistic leaders achieve better performance. As a result, it is argued that collectivism, which includes middle management, can positively.

Companies focused on leadership and creating organization change often overlook the fact that true organizational change comes not from senior leadership but rather from the company’s corps of middle managers. While rock star CEOs like Tony Hsieh, Richard Branson, and Jack Welch receive a lot of attention for their leadership philosophies (and rightfully so), deep and meaningful change.

Managing People and Organizations in Changing Contexts addresses the contemporary problems faced by managers in dealing with people, organizations and managing change in a theoretically-informed and practical way.

This textbook is a contemporary and relevant alternative to the standard works that cover material on Organization Behaviour and Human Resource Management. The findings follow middle managers throughout the translation process, i.e. from the acquisition of the new ideas to its stabilization.

The authors identify the micro‐practices pursued by middle managers to affect the travel of the new idea within the organization, and the contingencies that explain when and how middle managers engage in. Prepared Middle Managers Essential To Prevent “Resistance to Change” It doesn’t seem to matter the type of organization the stories are similar.

Managers express feeling uninformed and unprepared for the multiple organizational changes they are. Over the past 20 years, no group has endured greater pain and humiliation within organizations than mid-level managers (MLMs — managers from two levels below the CEO down to the line managers).

Middle-level managers are the backbone of organisations, particularly large ones. They are the vital link between an organisation's senior leadership on one hand and the ground personnel on the other. Initiated and executed by middle management; And perhaps not surprisingly, given the enthusiasm that so many senior leaders seem to have for the concept of change, nearly 48% of the initiatives.Middle Managers as Sponsors.

Middle and upper level managers who have direct reports that are affected by the change, by definition, are Sponsors. But remember, Sponsorship is both position and action. There are three very specific actions every Sponsor must demonstrate to drive the adoption of change.

Express - commitment to the change.INTRODUCTION In organization theory the popularity of the concept of organization change reflects the uncertainties in many branches of industry.

Concepts such as total quality control, re-engineering, empowerment, synergy, core competencies, benchmarking, team management, etc. are introduced in organizations as answers to enhance competitive.