change agent

 Consultant brought in to restructure a company.
 ► “US corporations have been leaders in developing work-family programs, but Asian and European companies can teach the benefits of additional change agents such as unions, agencies, and the government.” (Personnel Journal, April 1995, p. 85)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • change agent — ˈchange ˌagent also ˌagent of ˈchange noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES someone who is responsible for making sure that changes are made in the way that a company operates: • It is the change agent’s task to persuade employees to accept new… …   Financial and business terms

  • Change Agent — Ein Change Agent (etwa: Erneuerer, Betreiber des Wandels) ist ein Experte für die konstruktive Herbeiführung von Klärungen in Entscheidungs und Konfliktsituationen sowie von Innovationen bzw. Neuerungen und Veränderungen im persönlichen,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • change agent — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms change agent : singular change agent plural change agents business someone who is employed by a company or organization to change the way in which it is organized and managed A successful change agent… …   English dictionary

  • change agent — A group or individual whose purpose is to bring about a change in existing practices of an organization that have become entrenched routines. In many instances this role is fulfilled by outside management consultants as they are regarded as more… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • change agent — Gen Mgt see change management …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Change Agent — Bezeichnung für den Berater im Prozess der ⇡ Organisationsentwicklung. Abweichend vom klassischen Klient Berater Verhältnis bringt sich der C.A. in den Entwicklungsprozess ein und beeinflusst diesen, indem er forciert, steuert, bremst etc. Der… …   Lexikon der Economics

  • Проводник преобразований/CHANGE AGENT — 1.      Сотрудник, который с энтузиазмом и соразмерно своим способностям выполняет определенные функции, содействуя проведению преобразований и поддерживая действия руководства по осуществлению преобразований. 2.      Внутренний или внешний… …   Толковый словарь по информационному обществу и новой экономике

  • change — [ ʃɑ̃ʒ ] n. m. • XIIe; de changer ♦ Action de changer une chose contre une autre. ⇒ changement, échange, troc. I ♦ 1 ♦ Loc. Gagner, perdre au change : être avantagé ou désavantagé lors d un échange. 2 ♦ (XIIIe; it. cambio) Action de changer une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • agent of change — ˌagent of ˈchange noun [countable] another word for change agent * * * agent of change UK US noun [C] (plural agents of change) HR, WORKPLACE ► CHANGE AGENT(Cf. ↑change agent) …   Financial and business terms

  • Agent De Change — modifier  …   Wikipédia en Français

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