Text: Leadership: Theory Application & Skill Development Ch. 11: Strategic Leadership and Change Management
As a consultant there may be times when you are hired to assist with a technical change initiative and discover through your organizational analysis that a value level or attitude-centered change is needed. How would you explain the levels of change to your client? How might the technical level change initiative be affected if the client decides not to incorporate a value level change as well?
Discuss the role of strategic leadership in the strategic management process.
Identify the five major decision categories in the strategic management process.
Describe the relevance of analyzing an organization’s internal and external environment as part of strategy formulation.
Explain the importance of strategy evaluation in the strategic management process.
Describe the change management process using Kurt Lewin’s force-field model of change.
Identify the major reasons for resisting change.
Discuss some of the recommendations for minimizing resistance to change.
Text: Leadership and Change Management Ch. 9: Systemic Leadership and Strategy
Why is knowledge of the current organizational culture important during a change initiative? How might the organizational culture affect the success of a change initiative? As a consultant what approach would you take if the client organization has a culture that resists change?
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