Revolutionary Change Theories: A Multilevel Exploration of the Punctuated Equilibrium Paradigm
Questions about change have commanded the attention of organization theorists for many years. How do individuals. groups, organizations and industries evolve over time? How do they adapt or fail to adapt to changing environments? How can change be planned and managed? The need to understand change processes is particularly critical now, when dramatic alterations are underway in the economic, technological, social and political features of our environment, and people in organizations are struggling to keep pace.