Informatics and Organizational Change

  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
  • Robert T. Riley
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Sentimentality will always be man’s first revolt against development. [However] the times have made this reaction obsolete.... Things are happening so rapidly now that at any moment the present we’re living in will be the “good old days.” (Høeg, 1993, p. 381)


Change Process Organizational Change Change Management Informatics System Senior Leader 
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  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
  • Robert T. Riley

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