Why do organizational leaders so often pursue change, and why do they so often fail? Enterprise change initiatives have become ubiquitous in organizational life—whether you are in the business, government, or non-profit world—and indeed the pace of change has been steadily increasing across all sectors of the economy and globally across all regions.

Why do organizational leaders so often pursue change, and why do they so often fail? Enterprise change initiatives have become ubiquitous in organizational life—whether you are in the business, government, or non-profit world—and indeed the pace of change has been steadily increasing across all sectors of the economy and globally across all regions. If there is one universal constant that most people in most organizations can agree on these days, it’s that change is upon us. Paradoxically, though organizational change has become commonplace, we don’t seem to be getting better at it; in fact, most change initiatives still fail to achieve their goals. You would think that with practice, we would be getting good at it. What’s preventing organizations from achieving greater and more consistent change success?
Your Task: Review your readings for this week and reflect on the forces that drive change in business. Write a post addressing the following: Refrain from using the word writer. please write in first person.What forces drive organizations to change so much and so rapidly? How and why?What forces undermine organizational change efforts? How and why?Resources: Please read this book so it can give you an idea.
Andreatta, B. (2017). Wired to Resist. Seventh Mind Publishing: Santa Barbara, CA. ISBN 978-0-9973547-3-7.HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Change Management (including featured article “Leading Change,” by John P. Kotter)