Driving & Restraining Forces

Driving & Restraining Forces


Read the article here and answer the questions below

  1. What changes are Wotif.com planning to make?
  2. Explain why they are making these changes
  3. Make a list of the possible driving forces for these changes
  4. Now make a list of the possible restraining forces for these changes
  5. Condusct a force-field analysis for wotif.com and decide if there are enough driving forces to make a successful change

Test Your Understanding

  1. Explain the difference between driving forces and restraining forces (2 marks)
  2. Explain how the restraining forces of organisational inertia and cost can impact the success of a change (2 marks)
  3. Outline the use of a force-field analysis (1 mark)
  4. Analyse the possible driving and restraining forces that can impact an organisation during change. Demonstrate your understanding by making references to an organisation or change issue you have studied this year (10 marks)

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