Quy Nguyen Huy
October 2001
Academy of Management Review;Oct2001, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p601
Academic Journal
The author proposes four ideal types of planned change processes, each with distinct temporal and nontemporal assumptions, and each associated with altering a distinct organizational element. These types are commanding, engineering, teaching, and socializing. The author then argues that large-scale change involves an alteration of multiple organizational elements, thus requiring enactment of multiple intervention ideal types. This requires change agents to display temporal capability skills to effectively sequence, time, pace, and combine various interventions.


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