Reactions to Organizational Identity Threats in Times of Change: Illustrations from the German Police

@article{Jacobs2008ReactionsTO,
  title={Reactions to Organizational Identity Threats in Times of Change: Illustrations from the German Police},
  author={Gabriele Jacobs and Jochen Christe-Zeyse and Anne E. Keegan and L{\'a}szl{\'o} P{\'o}los},
  journal={Corporate Reputation Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={245-261}
}
Change projects can affect core features of an organization's identity, because changes made to the managerial practices of an organization can result in misalignments with existing organizational culture. Such misalignments produce threats to organizational identity generating uncertainty and evoking distrust among members of the organization. Faced with projects that introduce changes to managerial practices, people engage in search-and-adjustment processes in order to confirm that… CONTINUE READING