A Review on Factors Influencing Readiness for Change Management in Organisation


  • Mohd Hafis Ahmad
  • Syuhaida Ismail
  • Wan Nurul Mardiah Wan Mohd Rani
  • Mohammad Hussaini Wahab




change management, employee, organisation, readiness for change.


It is crucial for an organisation to understand employees’ readiness for the organisational change instead of focusing on resistance to change since it can be more useful for implementing effective human resource practices and organisation development interventions. Thus, this paper reviews the literature on employees’ readiness for change, particularly the factors that influence their readiness in the organisation. In this paper, the current organisation practices on change management is discussed before the concept of individual readiness for organisational change as well as its relationship with the four categories of antecedents, which are internal context, change content, process and individual attributes are reviewed. This paper also highlights some of the issues and research areas that can be considered for future studies in relation with change management in organisations.




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Hafis Ahmad, M., Ismail, S., Nurul Mardiah Wan Mohd Rani, W., & Hussaini Wahab, M. (2018). A Review on Factors Influencing Readiness for Change Management in Organisation. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(3.20), 775–779. https://doi.org/10.14419/ijet.v7i3.20.27338
Received 2019-02-12
Accepted 2019-02-12