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planned change

an alteration of the status quo by means of a carefully formulated program that follows four steps: unfreezing the present level, establishing a change relationship, moving to a new level, and freezing at the new level. The program can be implemented by collaborative, coercive, or emulative means.
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The outcomes of the various approaches to planned change (evolution, development, transition, transformation, revolution) may be the same; what differs is the speed, drama, and intermediate consequences of the period between the old and the new.
The company also filed its quarterly report for September 30, 2004 including subsequent events leading up to its planned change in business strategy.
The planned change in accommodations was one of several topics that came up during a conference call with USA basketball president Tom Jernstedt and selection committee chairman Stu Jackson to discuss the U.
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OTCBB: CLSP) announced that on May 20, 2003, it completed its planned change of corporate domicile from Florida to Delaware and change of corporate name from "Webtronics, Inc.
It accomplishes this through a model for planned change and police auditing that incorporates certain interrelated elements applicable to police auditing, regardless of a department's mission and size.
Consistent with Weyerhaeuser's strategy of continually upgrading the assets in its core businesses, the company is examining opportunities to modernize existing North Carolina lumber operations to match the planned change in raw material.