Compare and contrast change theory and organizational life cycle theory. Evaluate the synergistic aspects of how the theories, used together, provide insight into understanding organizations.
1. What type of change does this case describe? 2. Which theory of change best describe it and why? 3. What functional areas of the business were involved in this change?how were they involved?Did the organizational actors anticipate that all these function areas would be involved in the change effort? 4. What were the
1. Read the attached article: "Thinking about resisting change (with tongue tucked firmly in cheek)" by Elliott Berv. (See the attached file) 2. Select 5 (five) of the 26 "Commandments of Resisting Change" (See the attached file) and re-write them to be "Commandments of Influencing Change." Each one of your answers should c
Summarize the foundations for using a systemic approach to organizational change.
Once we understand which groups are highly influential and highly impacted by the change we can put in place a Change Plan to move them to where we need them to be, for example, to support the change, accept the change, let the change happen, and to not block it. Doing this will no doubt require a Champion.... Please discuss
Describe the implications of different types of organizational change such as those driven by technology, product, structure, and people.
What is a change in accountig principle? How to determine if change is reported retroactively, currently, prospectively; effect to financial statements
What is a change in accounting principle? How do you determine if a change in principle should be reported retroactively, currently, or prospectively? How do these changes affect the financial statements?
One of the most challenging tasks of a leader is to transform an organization, to re-engineer and restructure that organization to meet the evolving demands of both the customer and the marketplace. Choose a company that is not meeting the expectations of its stakeholders (which could include its investors, bondholders, employee
Describing an organizational change that your organization is likely to make (e.g., new structure, new process, downsizing, etc.).
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 adve
Discuss two of the following statements. Describe Lewin's change model and the systems model of change, and discuss the external and internal forces that create the need for organizational change. Discuss Kotter's Eight Steps for Leading Organizational Change. Discuss the 11 Reasons Employees Resist Change. Discus
Manager has decided to increase the inventory from 3 months supply to 6 months of supply in case of supply shortage. Most of the employees know the inventory is already too much and the overflowing inventory would be a disaster to store. After the conversation with the manager he agree to meet in the middle - 4.5 months. Usi
What is disruptive innovation? What is the difference between incremental change and disruptive change? How would a disruptive innovation impact your organization?
What are the various models for change strategies. Why might one strategy be better suited to an organization than another? Provide an example from your experience. Was this a successful change? Explain.
1-Why is organizational change so difficult? 2-What are the similarities and differences between the various models of organizational change? What do you think about the different models? *Each reply must be at least 200 words and include one reference *Include a short personal insight that relates the above to specific
What global occurrences could influence change in a pet food organization? What types of changes should the company make in response to these changes? Why?
See attached file. Change Report, on Lou Gerstner's change program at IBM. The focus on the resistance to change and the skills and strategies for communicating change and sustaining change that shows the benefits and opportunities that are possessed on both sides.
Managing Organizational Change Organization: Option 1: â?¢ Give the name of the organization (if permitted) and briefly describe it. If you are focusing on one department in the organization, tell which one and describe it briefly. Be sure to include a description of your role in the organization. This can be an or
1. Research and analyze one environmental factor that has caused organizations to change their strategy in some way. 2. Analyze and describe the environmental circumstances bringing about these changes in the strategy of an organization. 3. Analyzd and explain why the organization needs to change. 4. Analyzd and ex
Read the case in the ATTACHED file titled, Initiating Change in the Manufacturing and Distribution Division of Polyrod. Answer the following questions regarding the case. Please make each answer at least a paragraph in length. 1. What is your assessment of Roberta's efforts to date? 2. How would you convince Stewart Jones t
Complete the following exercise (Lewin's Change Process): Choose a current issue in your local neighborhood. You will figure out how you would design a large-scale change intervention program in relation to this issue and answer the questions below. a. How many people would it make sense to involve?
How do you approach change? Is the risk of failing at change less risky than not changing? What criteria can you develop to help you determine your approach to future changes?
As a manager, how do you identify the environmental pressures that drive the organization toward change? What is your strategy to influence change in the organization?
Library Research Assignment You anticipate a great deal of resistance to change from the employees of Pegasus, especially if there are layoffs involved. You and the HRD group must first identify the emotional factors of change and then present a plan to address these issues to the company in a meeting. You must consider the o
Find an article that identifies at least one reason why organizational change initiatives fail in organizations. Summarize the article then present your opinion. Be sure to provide a complete APA citation of the article.
1. Discuss five to seven reasons why change is resisted, providing examples. 2. Identify a clear strategy for leading change, overcoming resistance to change, and generating positive organizational behavior. 3. Identify best practices for managing and leading change. Justify answers with logical rationale, and cited
In a report from Gartner (2011) they look closer at the cost ratio between development and maintenance, especially relating to the development model used. Is it stated that web sites that do not need to change their business logic or content after the site has been launched, do usually have a cost ratio of 5:1 or 10:1. On the ot
1.Each step leading to the implementation of a solution is an opportunity to engage the client, reduce resistance, and increase the probability for success. Out of the 12 steps (pg 33-38) on the attachment which two or three steps would one consider to be the most important? Explain your response. ---------- Technique
Please conduct an analysis of the organizational culture at your organization or an organization of your choice. 1. Please briefly identify and define the organization. 2. Please conduct an analysis of the culture at this organization, using the OCP typology (the same model you use for the case in this module. 3. Please
What can organizations do to minimize the effects that organizational change has on their employees?
The Burke-Litwin Causal Model of Organizational Performance and Change, was developed by George H. Litwin and later refined by W. Warner Burke in the late 1980's.
The Burke-Litwin Causal Model of Organizational Performance and .Change (B-L Model), was developed by George H. Litwin and later refined by W. Warner Burke in the late 1980's. This model includes several key features: twelve theoretical constructs (i.e., organizational variables), distinguishes between the culture and the clima