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International Journal of Research in Management

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part D (2024)

Change management through the ages: Lessons from historical transitions and revolutions

Author(s):

Sourav Chatterjee, Shivani Hazra, Rana Majumdar and Kallal Banerjee

Abstract:

This paper delves into the evolution of change management practices by drawing insights from historical transitions and revolutions. Through an examination of key historical events and their impact on societies, this study identifies valuable lessons for modern change management strategies. The analysis spans diverse periods, including ancient civilizations, medieval times, and more recent industrial and technological revolutions.

The key themes emerge from the investigation: leadership, communication, resistance, adaptability, innovation, and collaboration. By scrutinizing the roles of leaders during pivotal moments, understanding effective communication techniques, and exploring responses to resistance, this research offers timeless lessons applicable to contemporary organizational change. Moreover, the study underscores the significance of adaptability and innovation in navigating complex transformations and identifies collaboration as a crucial element in achieving sustainable change.

This research serves as a timely reminder that the challenges of change management are perennial, and contemporary practitioners can gain invaluable insights by heeding the experiences of the past. By integrating historical wisdom with modern best practices, organizations can foster successful change, ultimately leading to enhanced efficiency, growth, and resilience in a rapidly evolving world.

Pages: 307-310  |  94 Views  33 Downloads


International Journal of Research in Management
How to cite this article:
Sourav Chatterjee, Shivani Hazra, Rana Majumdar and Kallal Banerjee. Change management through the ages: Lessons from historical transitions and revolutions. Int. J. Res. Manage. 2024;6(1):307-310. DOI: 10.33545/26648792.2024.v6.i1d.159
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