implement positive change within B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

implement positive change within B u s i n e s s F i n a n c e

Assignment Content

  1. To prepare for the Week 6 Assessment, choose a well-known corporation, such as Amazon, that implemented a major change. Analyze the corporation’s change process based on Kotter’s 8-Step to Change using the Organizational Change Chart.
    Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model

    • Step One: Create Urgency.
    • Step Two: Form a Powerful Coalition.
    • Step Three: Create a Vision for Change.
    • Step Four: Communicate the Vision.
    • Step Five: Remove Obstacles.
    • Step Six: Create Short-Term Wins.
    • Step Seven: Build on the Change.
    • Step Eight: Anchor the Changes in Corporate Culture.

    Was this a positive organizational change? Why or why not? If so, what strategies and tactics were effective or ineffective in creating positive organizational change? What strategies and tactics would have worked better?

    The second assignment builds off of the one above

    Purpose of Assessment Develop specific strategies with supporting tactics to implement positive change within an organization. You may refer to the information that you prepared in Week 5 to complete this assignment, but your submission should add to your prior research and not just copy your Week 5 assignment.Scenario: You’ve been hired as a consultant to develop strategies with supporting tactics to implement positive changes in the corporation you chose in Week 5.Review your analysis of the corporation’s change process from Week 5 to be sure you have a thorough understanding of the change and the need for the change.Prepare a 12- to 13-slide Change Management Presentation for the company’s Board of Directors. Include the following:

    • Evaluate why this change needed to occur.
    • Discuss how this change impacts the company on a global scale.
    • Discuss how this change impacts employees.
    • Using Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model, chart strategies and tactics for positively implementing the organizational change. In your chart, complete the following:
    • Develop strategies for each of the 8 steps in Kotter’s model
    • Develop tactics to support each strategy
    • Justify the effectiveness of each strategy and tactic with a rationale.
    • Conclude your presentation with an explanation of how this positive organizational change will help the company sustain a competitive advantage in the global market.