Running head: Management and Organizational Behavior
Management and Organizational Behavior
Kathleen De Shasier
University of Phoenix
17 December 07
The purpose of this paper is to identify a problem within our own organization that relates to the functions of management and organizational behavior. A perfect example is the institution of a restructuring change between three Child Development Centers at Elmendorf Air Force Base.
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Change is inevitable and organizations which are not flexible or are unwilling to change eventually will become unstable with long term stability and survivability in question. “If you ask employees what they think about change, you will normally find that most people have negative attitudes and perceptions towards change. They have fears of losing their job, their status or their social security, or they are afraid of a higher workload.” (Recklies) The Elmendorf Child Development Centers (CDC’s) were at a point...