Business- Leading transformation and change

Business- Leading transformation and change

Order Description
Write a cohesive case study that critically analyses a specific instance of organisational change/transformation management that you have experienced (*). Using appropriate academic sources to support your work, give emphasis to why the change was attempted, how the change process was managed, how the reality reflected in your storyline compares to relevant academic literature and how successful you think implementation was handled.
The case study MUST be structured as follows using the headings. (Italicised words are not part of the heading but are given by way of further information).
Title of case study (including the name of your chosen organisation)
Key theme (a list of up to six keywords in order to “frame” the change implications of your case study)
Introduction (to the theory of change)
Organisational background and stated need for change (brief overview of context with SWOT/STEEPLE)
Description of the change process (phase by phase)
Roles and perspectives (of the key stakeholders pre and post change)
Application of the key theory to the case study (critical analysis/application of theory to practice)
Conclusions (summary evaluation of what has worked well/not well/do differently next time)
Lessons Learnt: Personal and Organisational
References (at least 15-20)
Appendices (if relevant)
Part Two: Evaluate how appropriate Alan’s leadership style was for the leadership situation .

Question #2 at the top of page 184 (4 points).

In your response to this question, please list at least two things that Alan did following the flood that illustrate effective managerial behavior.

Question #3 at the top of page 184 .

Question #4 :

Describe how this case study can be applied to your work setting, position, or life.

Criteria #5 :

Use of proper grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and sentence structure in your case study write-up.

Chapter Eight Case Study: Restview Hospital

Page 218 of the Yukl textbook

The purpose of this case is to develop more skill in analyzing power relations and understanding how power can be used to influence organizational decisions. The case also illustrates how poor decisions may be reached by top management even when objective evidence is available to make a more rational decision. This case is useful when focusing on the ethical use of power. Please be complete and specific when answering the questions in the case study. The questions required for this case are listed below, along with the number of points associated with each question:

Question #1 at the bottom of page 218 :

Before answering this question, you may wish to review the section on “Proactive Influence Tactics” on pages 201—206 of the Yukl text. As you answer Question #1 on page 218, consider and then include in your answer any of these influence tactics that you feel may have influenced the Board’s decision to purchase the software package from Standard Software Systems.

Question #2 at the bottom of page 218 :

Before answering this question, you may wish to review the description of the different types of power found on pages 188—193 of the Yukl textbook. For each of the three individuals mentioned in this question – Mary, Jack, and the President of Standard Software – please specify the following: 1) How much power relative to the software decision each possessed; and 2) the type(s) of power each possessed relative to one another and to this important decision.

Question #3 at the bottom of page 218 :

For this question, you may wish to review the section on “Guidelines for Specific [Influence] Tactics” on pages 210—215 of the Yukl textbook. List at least three things that Mary could have done to gain more influence over the decision. Include in your answer any of the influence tactics and methods of employing them mentioned in the Yukl text that you believe may have been helpful to Mary.

Question #4 :

Describe how this case study can be applied to your work setting, position, or life.
Chapter Eight Case Study: Sporting Goods Store

Pages 219—220 of the Yukl textbook
The purpose of this case study is to develop a better understanding of the different types of influence tactics and how to use them. The case also provides an opportunity to develop skill in analyzing power relations and planning influence strategies. When considering the likelihood of success for the influence tactics, you may also wish to consider the appropriate sequence for using the preferred tactics.

Question #1 at the top of page 220 :

Before answering this question, you may wish to review the different types of power that are described on pages 188—193 of the Yukl text. How much of each of the types of power mentioned on pages 188—193 do you believe that Bill Thompson, as the new manager of the retail sporting goods store, has in this case study? Why?

Question #2 at the top of page 220 :

Before answering this question, you may wish to review the different types of influence tactics that are described on pages 201—206 of the Yukl text. In your answer to this question, identify at least three of these influence tactics that Bill could use to influence Sally Jorgenson, the Department Manager. Include a sample dialogue that Bill might have with Sally when using each of the influence tactics that you have identified.

Question #3 at the top of page 220 :

What steps would you take, if you were in Bill’s shoes, to improve the performance of the sporting goods store? Describe how you would implement each of your recommendations.

Question #4 :

Describe how this case study can be applied to your work setting, position, or life.