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Title: Examining employee attitudes and behaviours towards organisational change using supervisor and peer relations
Authors: Shah, N
Irani, Z
Keywords: Organisational change;Supervisor and peer relations;Employee attitudes;Employee readiness;Employee behaviours
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: EMCIS2010
Citation: Proceedings of the European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12-13 April 2010
Abstract: This study focuses on employee workplace and demographic predictors to know the employee attitudes and behaviours regarding organisational change. Five hundered fifty six surveys out of one thousand were returned from full time academics working in public sector universities of Pakistan. The findings indicate significant relationships between readiness for change and workplace and demographic factors. First time supervisor and peer relations predictor has been examined to readiness for change. Results indicate positive and significant relationships between readiness for change and supervisor and peer relations. However, from demographic characteristics only two i.e. number of dependents and younger employees have positive and significant relationships to readiness for change. This study contribute in the literature on change management particularly for developing countries i.e. Pakistan and assist the management and practitioners of human resources management (HRM), organisational development (OD) and change agents in assessing, designing and evaluating new or existing programs for organisational change.
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