The white-water rapids metaphor assumes that nothing is predictable in the manager’s environment and that they must be constantly ready for change. Do you agree with this proposition?
Managers must be able to adapt to organizational change due to the continuous changes that occur within today's organization. Regardless of the industry, all organizations undergo change as a result of new technology, mergers and acquisitions, and changes in regulations.
Continuous change and improvement has become the norm in today's workforce. Therefore, an organization's management team must be able to accommodate and adapt to any changes that come on a daily basis. These changes can be the result of new technologies, updated policies and procedures, changes in laws and regulations, mergers and acquisitions, or changes in an organization's processes.
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