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In order to secure their survival within the corporate world, organisations have had to re- adjust or change their business operations to adapt to the environment filled with intense competitive forces, (Yu, 2009; Lewin and Johnston, 2000; Liu et al, 2007; Liu and Perrewé,
2005; Huy, 2002; Eriksson, 2004; Siegal et al, 1996; Rashid et al, 2004; and Taylor and
Cooper, 2007). It has been estimated that there is a massive change failure rate of about
70%, (Miller, 2010; Washington and Hacker, 2005; Eriksson, 2004; and Liu and Perrewé,
2005); hence, existing literature had stressed the importance of change management. And while some has focused on the problems associated with change, others have studied what causes these problems through employee attitude analysis, culture and their effects on performance, (Elias, 2005; Vakola and Nikolaou, 2005; Frahm and Brown, 2007; Dam, 2005; Lines, 2005; and Smollan and Sayers, 2009). Thus, further research has to be conducted to evaluate mediating variables acting between change, its effects on culture and performance. Consequently, this meta-analysis study attempted to address this research question, “does organisational change necessarily improve a company`s performance?” in order in evaluate these.....