Faculty Advisor

Konrad, Renata

Faculty Advisor

Towner, Walter Thomas

Abstract

this mqp report outlines issues often faced when implementing organizational changes in academia. a number of similarities exist between universities and corporations. this report examines the principles of change management in corporations and how they apply to academia. through research and interviews, it was found that these said principles require some adaptation for the academic environment. finally, this report recommends one method to implement a change in an academic organization.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

July 2012

Major

Management Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Business

Advisor Department

Corporate Education

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