The paper aims to explore the role of leadership in change management process. The research is based on extensive review of literature, in order to find out the leadership factors that facilitate change in an organization. The research reveals that that basic leadership and management practices are associated with the core competencies of an organization to achieve desired outcomes. Many organizations are applying change management practices to achieve organizational success for long time survival. In our study we only focused on Change-A planned activity, Leaders as a change agent, Change as a process, Change management, and Leadership style/leaders for change management.
Keywords: Leadership, Change Management, Planned Change