Readiness for Change

Readiness For Change

Organisational readiness for change is a multi-level, multi-faceted construct. As an organisation-level construct, readiness for change refers to organisational members’ shared resolve to implement a change (change commitment) and shared belief in their collective capability to do so (change efficacy). Organisational readiness for change varies as a function of how much organisational members value the change and how favorably they appraise three key determinants of implementation capability: task demands, resource availability, and situational factors.

When organisational readiness for change is high, organisational members are more likely to initiate change, exert greater effort, exhibit greater persistence, and display more cooperative behavior. The result is more effective implementation