Create a 1 page essay paper that discusses DQ’s 10 & 9.Considering only diagnose and design model elements, explain how you as a manager would assist the team or group of employees starting the change
Create a 1 page essay paper that discusses DQ’s 10 & 9.
Considering only diagnose and design model elements, explain how you as a manager would assist the team or group of employees starting the change management process regarding a specific process at work.
Ans.: There is no ‘one-fit-for-all’ approach in formulating a change management strategy though each proposed management change is expected to be successful. Given only diagnose and design model elements to work on, a Manager can help introduce and manage the change by knowing the characteristics of this change like its purpose, scope, time frame, its possible effects on the impacted group, etc. Second, he must have prepared tactical solutions addressing anticipated resistance like communication and education.
“From an individual level especially if these changes bring fear of the unknown, threat to one’s security, cause threat to economic stability and cause selective information processing to keep perception clear. On the organizational level, resistance to change may be caused by structural and group inertia, threat to expertise, threat to established power relationship and the limited focus of change in the organization whereby other subsystems will be declared obsolete or ineffectual” (Robbins & Judge, 2013, p. 580).
Ans.: Diversity plays a major role in managing change in an organization. According to Robbins & Judge, this may be categorized to be “surface-level diversity (referring to thoughts and feelings) or a deep-level diversity which differentiate individuals through their inner self, inner values or their personalities, in general” (Robbins, 2013, p.42). “Contributing to the diversity are the following: age, country of origin, race, ethnicity, religion, physical abilities and sexual orientation, among others” (p.43). Components of diversity pose a greater and significant challenge for company leaders.
Ans.: To achieve effective work diversity,