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Name: Andrea Ecsegi
Section 1: Why change happens
This section will help you to evidence Learning Outcome 1: Understand why change happens in a business environment.
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1.1 Explain reasons for change in a business environment
Question 1 Page 1
1. Explain why change happens in a business environment. You should include at least three reasons in your answer. [1.1]
Change in business environment are become very important, without it they can’t keep up with the demands of the customers/clients as their needs, expectations and requirements are changing frequently and quickly. Consequences of not making any changes can cause loss of customers, business failure or in some cases even breaking the law. We can speak about two different kind of changes: reactive and proactive changes. The reactive changes are responding to external influences. PEST contains the four main factors of these: political, economical, social and technological. Proactive changes are made as a result of internal demands by a desire to make the business more effective. Some of the reasons can be to lower waste and costs, launch a new product or upgrade IT equipment.
Section 2: Supporting change
This section will help you to evidence Learning Outcome 2: Understand the purpose of supporting change