One industry that is experiencing significant change and has had significant change over the past 10-20 years has been the retail industry. These changes have impacted the industry on the whole and individual organizations and their development. From your perspective, what are some of the positive and negative aspects of the changes to the industry and to individual organizations?
Complete the initial post for the threaded discussion. Each post must be original thoughts about the topic and contain at least two outside sources from peer reviewed journals. An original post should be 1500 -1800 words in length. At least three peer reviewed journal articles or academically appropriate sources are required to support your discussion post. [Note: the text and the Bible, although they can be used, do not fulfill the requirement.]
Textbook and Readings
Managing Organizational Change, Palmer, I – Chapters 9 and 10
Merida: pgs. 162-179
Main course textbooks:
Merida, T., Platt, D., & Akin, D. L. (eds.). (2015). Exalting Jesus in 1 and 2 Kings. B&H Publishing Group. ISBN: 9780805496703.
Palmer, I., Dunford, R., & Buchanan, D. A. (2017). Managing organizational change: A multiple perspective approach (3rd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 9781259381119.