Title

Metaphors for Change: the ALPs Model of Change Management

Document Type

Article

Department

Drucker School of Management (CGU)

Publication Date

1996

Abstract

As difficult as the term organizational culture may be to define, it is a very real force - one that any change agent ignores at great peril. The model presented here is designed to aid the change agent-whether a manager or a consultant-effectively implement complex organizational change by pinpointing Access Leverage Points (ALPS) within the culture where the change is to take place. These ALPS are critical aspects of the culture that can often aid, but sometimes impede, the introduction and management of organizational change efforts.

Rights Information

© 1996 Elsevier