Hrm 587 Final Exam

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Question 1. 1.(TCO All) For the next set of questions , you will first select ONE of the TCOs of the course. Then, you will be asked to write an essay about the project you worked on this term over your two companies’ change program based on the TCO you selected above. Select the TCO your essay question will cover: TCO A - Given that progressive and successful companies require their employees to embrace change, examine how changing work conditions impact the employees. Changing work conditions should not be looked at simply in economic terms. It is an employer-employee relationship that has to be managed properly in order for an organization to evolve. It’s inevitable that organizations need to change and adapt if they want to keep pace with competitors in their industry. Change is usually driven by internal and external factors, some of which leaders in an organization have limited control over. For example, a business might be forced to change its practices because of changes in federal rules and regulations or because a competitor has found a way to improve practices in their field. But there are a number of models and techniques that organizational leaders can use to manage that change and reduce the impact on employees. Some of the effects that change can have on employees range from good to bad. The negative aspects of change are employees wonder how changes will impact them which can create anxiety and decrease their overall productivity, performance and job satisfaction. Some of the positive are change can give employees a fresh start and new outlook on the future of the company, it can also generate creativity and a renewed commitment to excellence. The best way to reduce the negative, and increase the positive effects of change is with effective communication. Effective communication is essential to getting employees to understand the change buy-in and
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