a) Imagine that an organization requires undergoing a cultural change program. Identify what you consider to be the barriers to this change taking place.
b) What are some of the factors which are central to overcoming such barriers and bringing about culture change in the organization?
a) In brief describe five reasons why restructuring might take place.
b) Assess the likely risks in managing change.
problem 3: Throughout the process of change effective and efficient work teams are clearly necessary. As a manager you require to be able to recognize qualitative performance indicators.
a) What would you consider to be the qualitative control measures?
b) For each of the above qualitative control measures, what would be the desired performance indicators?
problem 4: There are a number of reasons why organizations decide to embark on a merger or an acquisition. Describe the merits and demerits for a merger or an acquisition.
problem 5: Critically examine how to manage the development of a newly merged team in an organization of your preference.
problem 6: By using an illustration describe the given terms:
a) Machine metaphor
b) Political metaphor
c) Organism metaphor
d) Flux and transformation metaphor
problem 7: By using an illustration of your choice describe the individual and organizational short- and long-term impact of redundancy.
problem 8: Learning from previous change is significant as it acts as a reservoir of knowledge for future change scenarios. Describe the issues that you think must be considered for any future change projects.