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Confluent learning in developing change management capabilities

Loon, M (2016) 'Confluent learning in developing change management capabilities.' Journal of Organizational Behavior Education, 9. pp. 83-104. ISSN 2047-9999

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Abstract

Change management is a multi- and trans-disciplinary field that draws from a wide range of disciplines, but none more important than organisational behaviour. The field of organisational behaviour informs change management of the role of people-based factors that substantially augments the complexity of many change phenomena. The aim of this paper is to explore and highlight the role of confluent learning in supporting the development of change management capabilities. To support the validity of the curriculum design a qualitative approach based on reflective inquiry was adopted. A confluent learning approach helped to stimulate affective states (e.g. appreciation and empathy) in complementing cognitive gains (e.g. critical thinking).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: confluent learning, change management, instructional design, cognitive ability, affective capacity
Subjects: A General Works > AS Academies and learned societies (General)
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2017 15:45
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2017 17:22
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