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Introduction to Organizational Leadership and Change

Introduction to Organization Leadership and Change
Task Name: Phase 3 Discussion Board

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

One of the most challenging aspects of leading change is providing feedback to key stakeholders. Many times, their reaction can be unpredictable, defensive, dismissive or critical. The Director of Change Management for Iron WorX is preparing a presentation for senior leaders about the data discovered during organizational diagnosis. What are some feedback strategies that could be used in order to ensure that key stakeholders understand the results of the organizational diagnosis and are prepared to support the change?

For full-credit, you must address the following in your posting:

Would you recommend an email, individual meetings, a key stakeholder group meeting, or a different strategy to communicate the results? Why?
What aspects of the key stakeholder's roles do you need to be aware of when communicating the results?
What is your plan to address the possible reactions of key stakeholders to the results?
How will you facilitate the creation of an action plan with the key stakeholders using the results of organizational diagnosis?
Objective: Identify the preliminary root causes for specific problems or areas of concern and analyze organizational circumstances to propose effective solutions.
Identify organizational situations that would benefit from organization leadership principles.