Course Project Defined - HR587 Managing Organizational...

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HR587 Managing Organizational Change Course Project Expectations Introduction The Course Project enables students to integrate and build onto course materials and discussions by doing a Diagnostic Paper (Option 1) of a significant change initiative or by writing a Research Paper (Option 2) that goes beyond what has been covered in the course. For both options the student is required to do the following: 1. Submit a Draft of your proposed paper during Week 4 so that the instructor can provide guidance and advice. 2. Submit a 15-20 page (double spaced) course project (Option 1 or 2) by the end of Week 7. Note: An Appendix may be used for background documents. Those pages do not count toward the 15-20 page paper. Options: Option 1: Diagnostic Paper Applying models and concepts from the course, analyze a significant change initiative you have observed, have been affected by or have had a hand in implementing in your organization. It can be a change that your organization is currently undergoing, or one that has recently been completed. The organization that is in your paper could also be one that you worked for in the past. However, you must know enough about the change to be able to do a comprehensive analysis. Examples of change you might consider include: Restructuring or reorganization Downsizing or rapid expansion Outsourcing Technical or work process redesign Merger or acquisition Benchmarking or reengineering Implementing new technologies Shifting strategy Your diagnosis Course Project should be a complete analysis of the issues associated
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course HR587ON E taught by Professor Faggoine during the Fall '11 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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