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2018 | 110 | 108-118
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Organization's ability to manage change - research review

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The article presents the concept of organizational capacity for change. For this purpose the resource-based view of firm was mainly used. In addition, the review of research in the area of the organizational capacity for change and its influence on the process of change management was presented. Based on the empirical model proposed by Berr and Soparnot, the contextual and the process factors that should be taken into account in the analysis of the organizational capacity for change were described.
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  • Faculty of Medical Sciences, Masovian Medical School, Warsaw, Poland
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