Readiness for organizational change: A longitudinal study of workplace, psychological and behavioural correlates

  title={Readiness for organizational change: A longitudinal study of workplace, psychological and behavioural correlates},
  author={Charles E. Cunningham and Christel A. Woodward and Harry S. Shannon and John MacIntosh and Bonnie Lendrum and David Rosenbloom and Judy A. Brown},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology},
To examine factors influencing readiness for healthcare organizational change, 654 randomly selected hospital staff completed questionnaires measuring the logistical and occupational risks of change, ability to cope with change and to solve jobrelated problems, social support, measures of Karasek's (1979) active vs. passive job construct (job demand× decision latitude) and readiness for organizational change. Workers in active jobs (Karasek, 1979) which afforded higher decision latitude and… 

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