Assignment 2: Case Study—Organizational Redesign
Changing an organization’s structure is sometimes necessary for success. Change management processes may include top-to-bottom changes in everything an organization does. The organizational redesign process facilitates understanding of how such changes are implemented. The case study “Performance Plus” presented below reinforces that concept.
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First, analyze the facts within the case study. Answer the following questions within your analysis of the case study and your understanding of the theories of organizational redesign:
- What have been the main causes of the difficulties being experienced by Performance Plus team members?
- As general manager, what steps should Steve Cook take to ensure that the Performance Plus teams deliver a high-quality product on time?
Secondly, looking particularly at the Strong Bond question, provide a recommendation of how you would suggest that issue be resolved.
Consider the following questions while preparing the answers for the assignment. Apply these concepts to your assignment wherever appropriate.
- Do formal and informal design elements apply?
- Are there any challenges posed by organizational redesign?
- Are there any requirements for building coordination and teamwork taken into consideration?
- Are there any dynamics of changing the design of the organization that impact patterns of behavior?
Write a 3–5-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.