Experiential Learning and Practice
Edited by Gavin M. Schwarz, Anthony F. Buono and Susan M. Adams
Chapter 9: Symbols: creating meaning from the change message
The author’s exercise can be used to illustrate several phenomena of relevance to organizational change, particularly in regard to communication. Groups will complete the task only by deciphering codes in their “rules.” The exercise emphasizes the need to pay attention to how others communicate, and to take the time to understand the associated meanings of comments and behaviour of others.
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