A former colleague calls you, and he sounds very frustrated. Once again, senior leadership has announced itself followers of latest management fad and expects whole organization to immediately shift direction. You shake your head. You know that organizations in today's global marketplace are faced with constant requirement to understand forces affecting them and adapt accordingly.
Reflect on following statement:
Organizations require to adapt to innovative techniques while avoiding pitfall of adopting unproven methods and/or fads which may not fit with culture of organizations.
What would you say to former colleague?
Are these two forces mutually exclusive, or do you observe a balance which can be struck between change and stability? Give a detailed ex which will support your position.
prepare down exs that you can give of preparing and managing potential conflicts which result from change?
How does organizational structure influence organization's ability to innovate successfully?