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Describing an organizational change that your organization is likely to make (e.g., new structure, new process, downsizing, etc.).
Identifying the key stakeholders involved and the impact the change would have on them.
Describing the change management approach and recommended action steps you would advise for minimizing adverse impact on the organization and its people.
The paper should focus on the systemic nature of the organization and how the change will improve the effectiveness of the organization, its processes and the productivity of the employees

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I work in an electrical company, one of the largest & world's fastest growing electrical and power distribution equipment manufacturers. It is a very difficult situation for my company as business is doing poorly and company is losing money, the problem is not with the quality of the product or service being given, and it is not even the employees of the organization. But the trouble in business is purely due to an inefficient corporate set-up that is draining money and resources both. So company is deciding for corporate downsizing as it will give some financial relieve to the company.
There are many people who are going to get affected by the decision of downsizing of the company. It is very important for a company to consider all the aspects before going for this major change, they should consider factors like mission, approach, its affect and how to implement as well as the risk associated with the change. The key contributor to success when a company decides for an major organization change is the organization ability to influence its key stakeholders whose support will be needed in implementing the change.
Company should take the first step towards the change by analyzing its key stakeholders who are going to get affected by this decision. The key stakeholders which will be affected are as follows...
Internal stakeholders: stockholders, customers, suppliers, creditors, and employees
External stakeholder: general public, business support groups, and the media.
The decision of downsizing is going to have a great impact on key stakeholders of the company; on its employees, customers, suppliers and ...

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Techniques to manage organisational changes.

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Assistance #1

List the skills that will enable the project manager to most effectively manage change. As companies recognize the synergistic results of integrating processes, project management is typically integrated with which six management components? How does this integration create an environment for excellence?

1. Describe the nine components of the planning phase.
2. Explain the following Deming quote, "If you can't describe what you are doing as a process, you don't know what you're doing."

Provide the general specifications and requirements for a project information management system that will facilitate project control and enable change management.

Issues:

How can you create an environment that enables employees to adapt to the inevitable changes that will occur on your project? What tools can you provide to your employees to facilitate their adaptation?

Assistance #2
Explain how the project manager gathers information that is useful for developing and managing project scope.

Using your selected project, develop your preliminary work breakdown structure. Use Microsoft Project or other tool as
appropriate to complete the assignment.

Issues:

Provide a synopsis of an article or an Internet piece on work breakdown structures. Please provide at least 4-6 sentences
Assistance #3
Discuss the responsibilities of the project manager in the ongoing maintenance of the project schedule.

Using the work breakdown structure for your individual project, develop your preliminary schedule. Include identification of dependencies. Use Microsoft Project or other tools as appropriate to complete the assignment.

Identify the key problem/constraint you feel will be most likely to impact the schedule you have developed.

Issues :
1. How can schedule changes impact the scope, resource allocation, and duration of the project?
2. What types of reporting of schedule changes will be required to control the total project?
3. When should you use resource leveling?
4. How can you best present your schedule to your stakeholders?

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