1. Using Kotter's model, identify the three (3) most significant errors made out of IBM, McDonalds, Hewlett Packard and describe the ramifications of those mistakes.
2. Make at least one (1) recommendation for each company that would have improved the effectiveness of the change process and explain why that recommendation would have altered the outcome of the change process© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 12:14 pm ad1c9bdddf
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1. The company did not identify the problem correctly or soon enough to prevent it from escalating. This forced each company to make changes without fully being aware of what changes were required and how to fix them. Customer needs and changes in the competition worked to force all three companies into a fast fix mode, which with proper scans and identification of the problem could have eliminated a lot of wasted time and effort.
In the case of IBM, this is very easily identified. Companies were making smaller, more efficient, less expensive computers for use. Mainframes were less necessary for ...
A review of how the errors made at the three named companies could have been avoided using Kotter's 8 step model.
Medicaid Case: Kotter's Model
Drawing on the material in the required and background reading, prepare a 6-7 page paper (not including cover and reference pages) in which you:
1.Analyze the Medicaid Case Study using Kotter's model for change. Specifically, what did or didn't the City, in partnership with the consulting firm, do that followed or went against the model.
2.What types of interventions were used to "induce" change
3.What types of resistance to change were present? What did or didn't the City and/or the consulting firm do that enabled them to overcome any resistance to change. .
4.Define the leadership strategies present to lead the change and overcome resistance.
5.What limitations does Kotter's model have, and how did they manifest in this particular situation? What should be done to ensure that when using it they do not impact your analysis / change project?
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