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Change-Management

Change-Management

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Innovation is the process of creating and doing new things that are introduced into
the market place as products, processes and services.

Innovation involves every aspect of organisation, research, development,
manufacturing and marketing.

The greatest challenge is to bring the innovative technology into the market in a
cost effective manner.

1)Types of Innovation :

Radical innovation – major break through – eg: xerox

System innovation – creating new functionalities by assembling parts in
new ways – eg: automobile

Incremental innovation – continues the technical improvements –
applicable to radical and systems also – forces organisations to continually
improve products.

2)A Six Step Model for Planned Innovation or Change :

The process followed by managers when they engage in planned
innovation and change are illustrated in the sketch

Step-1

Step-2

Step-3

Perceiving an
opportunity or a
problem

Diagnosing the
situation and
generating ideas

Presenting a pro-
posal & adopting
the change or
innovation

Step-6

Step-5

Step-4

Monitoring and
evaluating
results

Implementing
the change or
innovation

Planning to over
come resistance
to change or
innovation

Step-1 : Perceiving an opportunity or a problem

Look ahead for opportunities to solve current and anticipated
problems.

Do not focus only on immediate problems.

Hold periodic sessions with senior/junior managers and elicit
suggestions.

Step-2 : Diagnosing the situations and generating ideas

Diagnose the situation and generate new ideas.

This will fix the problems and take advantage of the opportunities.

Do not overlook the status of ongoing activities relative to the
competition.

Step-3 : Presenting a proposal and adopting the change

Establish the fact that innovation and change are important to the
organisation.

Otherwise good ideas will be rejected when they are proposed.

Preparation of a business plan is necessary for budget proposals.

Step-4 : Planning to overcome resistance

Understand the reasons and resistance for change.

Overcome the resistance.

Step-5 : Implementing the innovation or change

Moment of truth when the change is put into operation.

If the planning is carefully done, implementation will be smooth

Step-6 : Monitoring the results

Monitor and evaluate what happens after the change has been
implemented.

Feedback for improvements in successive innovations.

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