Accession Number:

ADA413116

Title:

Strategies Leaders Should Use to Hostile Questions Regarding Organizational Changes: An Empirical Investigation

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Aug 2002-Mar 2003

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSONAFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

104.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research was to develop a tool, using Speech Act Theory, which will help leaders better handle hostile questions they face during organizational change. Specifically, speech act theory, which outlines five question-response strategies, was used to test the effectiveness of question responses to hostile questions encountered during organizational change.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE