This paper explores and defines the construct of readiness for change from multiple dimensions and levels and examines its application in the field of educational research. Moreover, the paper critically reviews the literature on the organizational change process and readiness for change. Readiness for change is defined as the holistic cognition, behaviors, and attitudes towards change. Under particular circumstances, individuals and organizations assess the appropriateness and valence of change, obtain support from organizational learning and leaders, strengthen personal and collective efficacy, and commit to change actions. The study proposes a conceptual framework of system readiness for change. It describes the dynamic interaction and identify critical factors of the readiness-forchange process to delineate the change pathways at both individual and organizational levels. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications of the framework in the research and knowledge construction of educational practice.
|Translated title of the contribution||Developing a Conceptual Framework of Readiness for Change and Its Application in Educational Research|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Number of pages||43|
|Publication status||Published - 2021 Jun|
- readiness for change