Change management(sometimes abbreviated asCM) is a collective term for all approaches to prepare, support, and help,, andin making. It includes methods that redirect or redefine the use of resources,,allocations, or other modes of operation that significantly change a company or organization.
Organizational change management (OCM) considers the full organization and what needs to change,while change management may be used solely to refer to how people and teams are affected by such organizational transition. It deals with many different disciplines, from behavioral and social sciences toand business solutions.
As change management becomes more necessary in theof organizations, it is beginning to be taught as its own academic discipline at universities. There are a growing number of universities with research units dedicated to the study of organizational change.
In acontext, the term “change management” may be used as an alternative toprocesses wherein changes to the scope of a project are formally introduced and approved.
Drivers of change may include the ongoing evolution of technology, internal reviews of processes, crisis response, customer demand changes, competitive pressure,, and organizational restructuring.