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ORGB 8600 - Implementing Strategic Change

Organizational Behaviour Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Extends analysis of human behaviour in the organization toward development of models in the decision-making process. The extended analysis will encompass the development or organizations toward open systems capable of effective responses of change. Students learn how to apply behavioural models in bringing about change.


Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program plus BUSA 7800.





Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 83090

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Apr 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Apr 11 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 108


Ike Hall

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration is restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students requiring course approval should call the BBA Program Administrator at 604-432-8609. Please note that BUSA 7800 is a prerequisite.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate models and techniques in managing various change situation:
    • AMOL
    • Force Field Analysis
    • Active Listening
    • Rackets.
  • Apply the most appropriate conflict styles in resolving change management issues.
  • Apply the most useful tactics to motivate people in organizations to change behaviours.
  • Negotiate change, including the application of leverage, through case studies and experiential learning exercises.
  • Apply the Integrated Problem Solving Model to a range of organizational issues (clarifying the problems, setting objectives, determining the best solution for resolutions, measuring performance).
  • Extrapolate key behavioural characteristics of outstanding leaders in the students' own world of work.
  • Contribute effectively as team members.
  • Assess the effectiveness of team performance.
  • Apply an established change model to their work experiences.
  • Develop a change management model relevant to their work experience.
  • Adapt negotiating tactics to a situation.
  • Develop a change management model, complete with developing performance standards.
  • Extrapolate successful change management styles from other organizations to own experience.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

ORGB 8600 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Cases in Strategic Management
Author Paul W. Beamish Associate Dean - Research Nortel Networks Director of the Asian Management Institute Professor of International Business
Publisher McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25903-051-2
Price $147.95

Implementing Strategic Change - Custom Edition
Author Todd Jick and Maury Peiperl
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-25906-676-4
Price $198.50
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Managing Change: Cases and Concepts
Author Todd D Jick, Maury Peiperl
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright 2011
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-07310-274-0
Price $104.95
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