Keeping in view the given scenario, are there multiple agents of change and identify who are the change agents in this situation? Justify your answer.
Change agent is an individual or group that affects strategic change in organization. In simple words change agent is the creator of change or strategy. These may be senior executives or CEO, middle level managers, and outsiders like consultants. Traditionally it is the external consultants, especially in the Western economies who are hired for their specialized job and expertise to come and visit organization to diagnose the ailment and give prescription for corrective measures in strategy or structure. Another type of change agents are internal consultants or senior executives, and can be identified as strategic leaders who are well verse with organization’s problems and policies.