Beckhard and Harris’ Change Equation for Organizational Transformations

Beckhard and Harris' Change Equation


Implementing change in organizations is not an easy task. However, there are some changes, which are given importance following the role model of an organization, and those include mergers, downsizing, and thereby implementing new ERP systems. Incorporating such a change usually causes workforce to fear about the uncertainty in workplace and eventually they lose focus, moral and most importantly the performance that is counted at the end of the day. In this article, we will talk about Beckhard and Harris’s Change Equation Model, the most trusted theory for organizational development and change.

Beckhard and Harris Change Equation

Organizational Change and the Problems

Public-sector firms as well as the business organizations have reported tremendous failure towards implementing transformation strategy in organization. This is something quite unexpected even after investing money in considerable amount. As per the diagnostic survey declining trust of low cadre employees on management and dissatisfaction in workplace have been considered as some of the reasons for such a massive failure. However the problem can only be addressed upon carefully addressing the issues through proper management intervention.

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