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11th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM 2014) CPH Conference

Case study on an accelerated approach to a new world of work transformation
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Author:Michael BARTZ (Department Business, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, Austria)
Martina HARTNER-TIEFENTHALER (Institute for Labour Science and Organisation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Alessandro WÄRZNER (Institute for Labour Science and Organisation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Sabine T. KÖSZEGI (Institute for Labour Science and Organisation, Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Date: 2014-08-19     Track: E - Organization & management     Session: E4 - Organizational and technological change
DOI:10.4122/dtu:2378

The example of a medium size company shows that an organisational transformation towards a more virtual workstyle can possibly be accelerated by means of a reverse change approach. The affected organisation does not show signs of destabilisation, and the achieved economic advantages are substantial.