Week 5 - Week 5 Strategic Issues in Organizational Change...

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Week 5: Strategic Issues in Organizational Change, Organizational Culture, and Overcoming Resistance Introduction: Organizational culture is a concept that describes the attitudes, experiences, beliefs, and values of an organization. As a leader, you need to ensure that any message you convey addresses the cultural differences in your team. Ignoring organizational culture may lead to failure of organizational change. This week, you will understand the impact of organizational culture on the organizational change process. You will also learn about the strategic leadership styles required for transforming an organization, and the components required for organizational change to be effective. Learning Outcomes By the end of this week, you will be able to: Evaluate the reasons for failure in organizational change Synthesize the components required for effective organizational change Describe the impact of organizational culture on the organizational change process
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Please read and review this week's Learning Resources before you complete the Discussion. Reading Course Text: Champions of Change: How CEOs and Their Companies Are Mastering the Skills of Radical Change o Chapter 9, "Redesigning the Organizational "Hardware": The Keys to Strategic Design" Any organization has three basic elements: Structure, processes, and systems. Chapter 9 provides an overview of the organizational architecture. The chapter also explains the different ways of grouping people and their jobs in an organization. Focus on the process adopted by Xerox in the early 1990s and the logic of the strategic organizational design process in order to understand how organizational change leads to changes in the organizational structure, processes, and systems.
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