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Restoring and restraining mechanisms: A study of why organisational changes fail
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Human Work Science.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2840-8510
2000 (English)In: Ergonomics for the New Millenium: proceedings of the XIVth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics society, July 29 through August 4, 2000, San Diego, California USA, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2000, Vol. 2, p. 332-Conference paper, Meeting abstract (Other academic)
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This summary describes an analysis of restoring and restraining mechanisms in organisational changes and it focus on the question why organisational changes fail. The change projects studied are planned and rather comprehensive changes of work organisations aiming to organisational change in companies - strategies for flexibility, productivity, learning, continuous improvements, quality and growth. The paper discusses organisational structures, change processes and the effects of gender order. The case studies showed that it is difficult to handle a strongly gender segregated work organisations with gender neutral perspectives.

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Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2000. Vol. 2, p. 332-
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Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics
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Industrial Work Environment
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-27281Local ID: 0ac76ee0-a4cf-11dc-8fee-000ea68e967bISBN: 0-945289-13-8 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-27281DiVA, id: diva2:1000464
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Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting : 29/07/2000 - 04/08/2000
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Godkänd; 2000; 20071207 (andbra)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30 Last updated: 2018-05-16Bibliographically approved

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