In today`s fast-paced and global community, most organizations are faced with constant change. Research contemporary organizations that are currently responding to a significant change within the industry, such as disruptive technology; state, government, or industry regulations; environmental constraints; judicial or legislative rulings; etc.
Choose one organization from your research that has recently responded to major change, or is currently responding to change. Write a paper (1,250-1,500 words) discussing how well the organization is responding to the change dynamics. Include the following:
1 Describe the organization and the change to which it is responding.
2 Discuss the degree to which the change has been disruptive and how the organization has responded to the dynamics created by this change.
3 Evaluate the strategies the organization used in its change plan and determine the level of success the organization experienced with the strategies.
4 Determine the effect the change had on stakeholders, and to what degree stakeholders have resisted. Assess how well stakeholder resistance was addressed.
5 Evaluate the overall implications the change had on interdepartmental collaboration.
6 In your opinion, how well did the leaders of the organization respond and prepare for the change? What worked and what did not work with the strategies they implemented?
7 What modifications would you suggest the leaders of the organization make in order to better address the change dynamics? What additional strategies would you recommend to assist the organization through this change?
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ORGANIZATIONAL EVOLUTION Student`s Name: Institution: Submission Date: Introduction Increased competition and globalization in the market place are the main reasons why organizations are constantly changing. Many organizations have either improved on or changed their products and services â€“ through innovation - in order to remain relevant in today`s intensively competitive and globalized markets. In almost every organizational case study, creativity has been touted as a major contributor for successful innovation and change (Cooper, 2009). Among organizations that have been at the forefront of innovative change in the recent past is General Electric Company, simply known as GE. General Electric is currently considered one of the most innovative companies in the world. Its innovative story, however, has been one of tackling tough challenges within its industry in order to transform and creativity into real innovation. It is a fact that organizations` life cycles have been shrinking; the shrinking in organizations` life cycles have been coupled with a correlated shrinking in their products and services. In the face of such shrinking organizations and products or services, culture i