Major change efforts, such as business process redesign and transformation of the
supply chain, can usefully be linked to an organizational learning approach. Radical
change stands a far greater chance of success if attention is first paid to overall
organizational readiness. Suggests a framework for first conducting a "change audit"
using a holistic and systemic view of the firm. Concepts of the learning organization
can then be applied to increase flexibility and increase capacity to withstand and
exploit unexpected and rapid change. Makes recommendations for successfully combining
a learning approach to strategy with proactive and integrated logistics managemen