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IS CHANGE A BENEFIT ORA HINDRANCE?
What is Change to CouncilIt is the process to provide the required elements to respond to existingand future challenges facing the organisation.Change could be as a result of:-Disconnect between staff behavior and core values-Poor leadership-Internal and external pressureChange is continuous,and could be minor such as a new customerservice system or major such as adopting to a new organisationalstructure
Organisation MetaphorMorgan’s developed the concept for organisational metaphor to define keyaspects of how organisations operateMachinePolitical SystemOrganismFlux & TransformationCharacteristics-Well defined Structure-Specific Job Roles-Clearly Defined ProceduresExamples-Military-Public Hospitals-Public SchoolsCharacteristics-Competing Interests-Importance of Coalitions-Unpublished Political MapExample-GovernmentCharacteristics-Open System-Interrelated sub-Systems-Importance of Healthy & HappyStaffExamples-Tech & Start-ups Companies-Large Consultancy FirmsCharacteristics-Change is not controlled by Managers-Focus on Significant Differences-Natural Capacity to self-renewExample-Marketing Organisation(Morgan 1986, cited in Cameron 2012)
Which Metaphor Represents Council?&
Next TheInternal EnvironmentWhat Brought About Change to Council in 2017Sadler identified three types of environment that could impact organisational changeWater ManagementPoor government policiesOpen Trade AgreementsCheap Imports from OverseasClosing of local ManufacturingLimitedemployment inagricultural,Meat Works &ManufacturingIncreased Demands onEmployment with CouncilTechnologyAutomation in FarmingExternal EnvironmentRisk of amalgamating withneighbouring councilsPopulation DeclinePeople Leaving to other towns for workEnvironmentalUnsustainable Gravel Extraction ofPavement Materialfrom LocalQuarriesSocialIncrease Crime+Substance AbuseTemporal EnvironmentPoliticalPressurefrom LocalMP due toPoor PerformanceSuccessive Cycles of DroughtForced shutting down of localRoo Meat FactoryLegalRatepayers Demandfor Improved ServicesEconomicBusinesses Forced to Closed Downdue to decline in Local EconomyThe OrganisationBrewarrina ShireCouncilIt is costlyProduce a period of uncertaintyIncrease anxiety of staffReduce productivity during the change process(Sadler, 1995)Why Change
Informal Sub-SystemThe Internal EnvironmentFormal Sub-SystemStrategy

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