Finally, they obtain approval from the decision makers. This group invariably be looked at the ROI (Return On Investment) to be
5. Assigning resources to the project and agree to relevant reporting protocols with the relevant managers. (3 marks) 6. In your own words explain • how Apple identified how the changes needed to be made (3 marks) Ensuring the right level of resourcing was an action that should be considered upfront, that included: - Estimation of the total cost for the activities required to carry out the change initiative - Definition from where funds come - Negotiation with the stakeholders - Allocation of the required technology'specialists - Marketing team with innovative ideas All the project phases were reported to the corporate board and Jobs saw that it was needed to change the course of Apple by simplifying things. This was a symbol of his leadership and the design aesthetic that he applied in the company, and it is possibly his most significant accomplishment. The focus was needed, too. Apple, at the time, was a bureaucratic mass filled with competing work teams and managers. Jobs put an end to the quarrels and took a deep level of interest in the details The first long-term goal, environmental responsibility, is a part of Apple’s vision statement to be a company that focuses on innovating. Leveraging ability to design and develop is an ongoing one because in order for the company to maintain a competitive advantage they must offer superior innovation and integration through all products. Leveraging these abilities will enable Apple to rise above its competitors. This goal also leads to the next long-term goal, which is enhancing and expanding. In order to enhance and expand continuously, Apple invests heavily in Research and Development (R&D). Also, Apple believes in a high-quality buying experience. Therefore, the
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13 what the outcomes were. (3 marks) Assessment 1 Some helpful sites for this assessment include: These methods by Apple have been very useful in allowing the company to find ways to get more out of its products. Its strategic plan seems to have worked well for the company up
Part A total: 33 marks Part B – Written or Oral Questions 1. Define change management. (3 marks) marks) 3 List the five steps of the change management process and briefly explain each step. (1 mark per step, 1 mark per application – total 10 marks) Change management can be defined as ‘the coordination of a structured period of transition from situation A to situation B in order to achieve lasting change within an organisation. The introduction and management of change in the organisation requires a coordinated approach and a structured methodology which will serve as a guide for the successful implementation of
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