Abstract: Creating change readiness may be one of the key factors in determining whether a given change intervention will ultimately be successful or not. For higher education institution to assist academic society in being motivated and prepared for change, it is essential that leaders, lecturers, employees, and students understand the factors that influence influence readiness for change. The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of human resource management interventions consisting of goal setting, performance appraisal, and reward system toward readiness for change. The data was collected through a survey using a self-reported questionnaire and accidental sampling. Survey responses collected from a sample of 100 university students in the three departments in the higher education organization which are continuing the process of transformation. The findings indicate that there are significant effects of performance appraisal on readiness for change. This study was found to have a significant effect on the system toward readiness for change. However, the results indicate that goal setting has no impact on readiness for change. Additionally, the implications and applications of these findings are discussed.
Keywords: HRM intervention, readiness for change, goal setting, performance appraisal, reward system, academic society
Author: Misbahuddin Azzuhri
Journal Code: jpmanajemendd161178