Doctoral Dissertations

Title

Technology-driven change management: motivation and stakeholder acceptance in virtual supply chains

Alternative Title

Technology driven change management: motivation and stakeholder acceptance in virtual supply chains

Abstract

"In this case study, the dynamics of change management and organizational effectiveness are explored and the experiences of a government agency with oversight authority in implementing a major technology initiative are discussed. The introduction of change is frequently met with resistance, especially if that change involves a re-engineering of basic work processes. Research suggests that employee motivation and morale in the face of major change initiatives can be impacted by leadership style"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Advisor(s)

Spurlock, David

Committee Member(s)

Nystrom, Halvard E.
Daughton, William
Gragg, Larry Dale, 1950-
Myers, Donald D., 1939-2009

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

Ph. D. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2007

Pagination

viii, 105 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (leaves 101-104).

Rights

© 2007 Suzanna Kay Long, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Dissertation - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Employee motivation -- Case studies
Organizational change -- Case studies
Work environment -- Technological innovations

Thesis Number

T 9194

Print OCLC #

180703490

Link to Catalog Record

Full-text not available: Request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.

http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b6125908~S5

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