Section II: Communication Plan Create a Communication Plan for the proposed change covered in the Change Management Plan. In the Communication Plan, complete the following: • Select the most appropriate channels to communicate the change to the employees, and explain why you selected these channels. • Identify the potential barriers to effective communication and strategies for overcoming the barriers. A communication plan will be put into motion in order to effectively communicate the new information regarding the proposed change for Riordan Manufacturing. The first step in this process is to set a communication goal for the employees to be able to understand the changes that will occur.
This process is essential because subsequent steps in the process of planning for achievement of the selected objective may be derived from the SWOTs. Marketing Strategies One of the first steps in the consideration of new product development and penetration of new product development is to analyze the market opportunity. Basically, we need to find out whether or not this venture is worth it. Our engineering team will need to determine the technical feasibility of the product idea. Once this is complete, our marketing team will need to determine the idea’s prospects in the marketplace.
The continuous improvement plan should constantly sight facts, information and on sight analysis to determine why inefficient conditions exist. We will need to study our strategy, operational structure, and staff. We also need to observe our competitors and external market factors. Once we have identified the issues, we need to look for opportunities to improve and identify the priority in which the improvements can be made. It is
DQ 1: What can an organization do to maximize the opportunities to make necessary adjustments during change? Why is it important to make adjustments during change? Explain your answer. DQ 2: Why do individuals resist some changes but not others? Why is it important to understand employees’ reasons for resistance?
Before implementing risk controls, you need to assess the potential effectiveness and possible consequences. You should then suggest a realistic and acceptable time frame for implementation of controls and ensure that deadlines are complied with. Employees should also be consulted as they might have good ideas of what can be done to reduce the likelihood of injury or damage. Also when controls are to be implemented, organizations should communicate proposed plans to affected employees via a form of specific training, staff notices or the revision and a public workplace statement of revised standard operating procedures. It is important to identify and implement WHS procedures and instructions to keep aware of Possible hazardous occurrences, and to be on top of workplace WHS.
Check your assignment carefully prior to submission using the assessment criteria. Please use the sub-headings shown below when structuring your Assignment Assessment Criteria • • • Benefits of change and innovation • Explain what you see as the benefits of innovation and change in an organisation. Barriers to change and innovation • Explain the benefits of innovation and change for the organisation (20 marks) Identify the barriers to change and innovation in the organisation (20 marks) Explain practical ways of overcoming these barriers (12 marks) Identify the barriers to change and innovation in the workplace. Overcoming barriers to change and innovation • Explain what practical ways there are to overcoming the barriers you have identified in your answer to the previous question. 1 ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership & Management – Change Management – Assignment | October 2013 ©2013 Specsavers Optical Group Ltd. All rights reserved ILM L3 Certificate in Leadership & Management Please use the sub-headings shown below when structuring your Assignment Assessment Criteria • Planning, monitoring review techniques Describe which : • Planning • Monitoring • Review Techniques could be used to manage change and innovation in an organisation.
To be able to do this there needs to be clear objectives set which must be worked towards in order to reach the desired outcome. To be able to work with outcome based practice the desired outcome must be established first, this helps the team, service users and others know what the end product should be. Throughout this process there should be regular reviews to find out how outcomes are being met and find out the impact or changes that it had had on the service user. Where positive changes have been identified the programme should continue towards the goal, if however there appears to have had a negative impact on the service users then new strategies should be discussed. It follows a person centred approach to support, always keeping the needs and wishes of the service user in mind and looking to achieve the best possible outcome.
In the past decade, there have been rapidly changes occur in the organization related to the rapidly advancement in technology and different behavior between generation X and Y. All this changes will influence leadership in order to create effective workplace environment and satisfying employees. To overcome this problem, we will examine leaders as change agents. Which theory of leadership is most applicable to be a leader as change agent? Before we go further, we need to define and understand what change agent is.
The reasons for changes could be also from external factors calls Reactive change. For example, it could be for political reasons (new legislation…), economical reasons (exchange rates and trade issues…), social reasons (appropriate advertising…) and technological factors (installation of new technologies…) these examples are known as the PEST acronym and are often used to think about the factors influencing change in a business environment. Section 2 – Understand the purpose of supporting change in a business environment 1. Identify the main reasons for reviewing working methods, products and / or services in a business environment. To comply with changes, a business environment never stays the same and therefore it is likely that they will be continual review of the working methods, products and service.
There are a number of social changes, political issues, cultural and educational factors that can affect the way in which we learn and teach today; here are some key areas of how traditional education has evolved and continuously driving a need for change. Globalisation is a key factor that has and will continue to drive change in the way education is delivered and how it’s delivered. Globalisation can be defined as “…development of a single worldwide economy and culture, seen as due