Diagnosing the Need and Readiness for Change

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SAGE Journal Articles

Please note the first four articles per chapter have been provided open access, all other links require journal subscription access which may be available through your university.

Armenakis, A., Harris, S. and Mossholder, K. (1993) ‘Creating readiness for organizational change’, Human Relations, 46(6): 681–703.

Armenakis, A., Bernerth, J., Pitts., J. and Walker, H. (2007) ‘Organizational change recipients’ beliefs scale: development of an assessment instrument’, The Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, 43(4): 481–505.

Cinite, I., Duxbury, L. and Higgins, C. (2009) ‘Measurement of perceived organizational readiness for change in the public sector’, British Journal of Management, 20(2): 265–77.

Hameed, I., Roques, O. and Arain, G.A. (2013) ‘Nonlinear moderating effect of tenure on organizational identifications (OID) and the subsequent role of OID in fostering readiness for change’, Group and Organization Management, 38(1): 101–27.

Holt, D.T., Armenakis, A.A., Field, H.S. and Harris, S.G. (2007) ‘Readiness for organizational change: the systematic development of a scale’, The Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, 43: 232–55.

Jones, R.A., Jimmieson, N.L. and Griffiths, A. (2005) ‘The impact of organizational culture and reshaping capabilities on change implementation success: the mediating role of readiness for change’, Journal of Management Studies, 42(2): 361–85.

Madsen, S.R., Miller, D. and John, C.R. (2005) ‘Readiness for organizational change: do organizational commitment and social relationships in the workplace make a difference?’, Human Resource Development Quarterly, 16: 213–33.

Miller, D. and Chen, M. (1994) ‘Sources and consequences of competitive inertia. A study of the US airline industry’, Administrative Science Quarterly, 39: 1–23.

Oreg, S., Vakola, M. and Armenakis, A. (2011) ‘Change recipients’ reactions to organizational change: a 60-year review of quantitative studies’, The Journal of Applied Behavioural Science, 47(4): 461–524.

Rafferty, A.E., Jimmieson, N.L. and Armenakis, A.A. (2012) ‘Change readiness: A multilevel review’, Journal of Management, 39(1): 110–35.