Qantas a well established business has adopted many management styles as its foundation for success. Along with adopting a management theory is managing change within the business. A lack in managing change will lead to a loss in competitive advantage. Qantas has also shown that managing change effectively can lead to great success. This report aims to analyse how management theories apply to Qantas. Furthermore to explain and evaluate how change is managed at Qantas.

Rapid environmental change, globalization, competition to provide innovative products and services, changing customer and investor demands have become the standard backdrop for organizations. To compete effectively, firms must constantly improve their performance by reducing costs, enhancing quality, and differentiating their products and services.