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Change Rationales

Find two articles about organizations going through change. Answer the following questions;
What is the rationale presented for the changes?
What are the internal and external pressures considered in the change?
Compare and contrast the rationales from each article.
What are the commonalities presented? Are some presented as more legitimate than others?
To what extent are single versus multiple rationales utilized?
What conclusions do you draw from this?

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The response address the queries posted in 795 words with references.

//In this text, analysis has been conducted on the rationale which leads the 3M and Toyota towards the changes. The analysis of the articles is done in a comparative manner in order to analyze the effectiveness of one article over the other//

3M initiated the change, so that it could align the IT human resources into its business, as IT plays a prominent role as a strategic enabler. The transformation of IT in the back office of an organization was done to support the strategic business partners who require new roles and IT competencies. To guide the vision 3M implement the program of change, so that industry-wide recruitment could be conducted, leadership initiative could be implemented, and human capital in the IT could be easily managed (Roepke, Agarwal and Ferratt, 2000).

Many organizations argue that efficiency requires bureaucracy and bureaucracy requires flexibility; therefore, Toyota adopted changes to acquire the efficiency, flexibility, and increased performance. Toyota adopted changes through NUMMI, a four mechanism. The company adopted these changes, so that efficient performance could be gained in the non-routine tasks, workers and suppliers could contribute in non-routine task, non-routine and routine task could be separated, and differentiated subunits could work ...

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