Answer following questions

You should base your responses to the following questions on the insight found in the following readings:

  • Oxman, J. and Smith, B, 2003. The Limits of Structural Change, Sloan Management Review. 77 – 82.
  • Beer, M. Eisenstat, R. A., and B. Spector, 1990. Why change programs don’t produce change Harvard Business Review.68(6) 158 – 66.
  • Simons, R. Mintzberg. H., Basu. K.2002. Memo to: CEOs Fast Company 59, 117 – 121
  • Cascio W.F. 1993 Downsizing: What do we know? What have we learned? Academy of Management Executive 7(1) 95 – 104.

Please answer the following questions:

  • For each paper, please use one paragraph to summarize the main ideas.
  • Please use one half page to summarize the ideas that are similar among all of these papers.
  • What are some of the challenges associated with managing change?

Please limit your response to this assignment to three single spaced, typed pages. Please cite your sources in the text and please reference them at the end of your assignment. Please end your write-up with one paragraph that summarizes what you think is the importance of this assignment.