Using the organization that your professor has preapproved, synthesize the organization’s readiness for change. Evaluate whether or not to implement your new program, policy, practice, or procedure. Use a tablet, smartphone, laptop, desktop, or traditional video recorder to record a maximum of a five to seven (5-7) minute dynamic video on the topics detailed below.

Using the organization that your professor has preapproved, synthesize the organization’s readiness for change. Evaluate whether or not to implement your new program, policy, practice, or procedure. Use a tablet, smartphone, laptop, desktop, or traditional video recorder to record a maximum of a five to seven (5-7) minute dynamic video on the topics detailed below. Alternatively, you may submit a four to six (4-6) page paper instead of the video submission.

 

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Note: If you are using a tablet or smartphone, you will need to email the video file to yourself, then save it to a computer in order to upload to Blackboard. You may want to upload your video to a file sharing service, such as Dropbox, if your email will not let you send a large video file. Dropbox is accessible from all smartphones and tablets from the Dropbox app.

 

Once you are ready to upload your video to Blackboard, click here to view the “Student Video Assignment Submission” video tutorial in the “Creating a Presentation for Your Course” playlist.

 

Please use the following naming convention in the popup window for your video once it is finished uploading:

 

Title: Your First Name, Your Last Name – Managing Organizational Change

 

Tags: HRM560, Organizational Change

 

Description: First Name, Last Name – HRM560 Assignment 2 (Date Uploaded ex. 11-14-2014)

 

Prepare and present a video that is a maximum of five to seven (5-7) minutes OR write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

 

  1. Describe the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history.
  2. Analyze in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed.
  3. Formulate three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories.
  4. Appraise the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Propose two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Defend why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization.
  5. Using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected, assess the organization’s readiness for change.
    1. Provide results of the diagnostic analysis
    2. Explain the results
  6. Interpret whether or not the organization is ready for change. Substantiate your conclusion by referencing current change management theories.

 

Note: If you choose to submit a video presentation, please also submit a one (1) page summary of your presentation.

 

If you choose the written paper, your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

 

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

 

  • Evaluate an organization’s readiness for change.
  • Analyze diagnostic models relevant to various aspects of the change management process.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in managing organizational change.
  • Write clearly and concisely about managing organizational change using proper writing mechanics.

 

Click here to view the written paper grading rubric for this assignment.

 

Points: 140 Assignment 2: Diagnosing Change
Criteria Unacceptable

Below 70% F

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Describe the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely described the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history. Partially described the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history. Satisfactorily described the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history. Thoroughly described the company in terms of industry, size, number of employees, and history.
2. Analyze in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed.
Weight: 15%
Did not submit or incompletely analyzed in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed. Partially analyzed in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed. Satisfactorily analyzed in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed. Thoroughly analyzed in detail the current HR practice, policy, process, or procedure that you believe should be changed.
3. Formulate three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely formulated three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories. Partially formulated three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories. Satisfactorily formulated three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories. Thoroughly formulated three (3) valid reasons for the proposed change based on current change management theories.
4. Appraise the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Propose two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Defend why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely appraised the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Did not submit or incompletely proposed two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Did not submit or incompletely defended why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization. Partially appraised the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Partially proposed two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Partially defended why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization. Satisfactorily appraised the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Satisfactorily proposed two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Satisfactorily defended why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization. Thoroughly appraised the diagnostic tools that you can use to determine an organization’s readiness for change. Thoroughly proposed two (2) diagnostic tools which you can utilize to determine if the organization is ready for change. Thoroughly defended why you believe the diagnostic tools selected are the best choice for diagnosing change in the organization.
5a. Using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected, assess the organization’s readiness for change. Provide results of the diagnostic analysis.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Did not submit or incompletely provided results of the diagnostic analysis. Partially assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Partially provided results of the diagnostic analysis. Satisfactorily assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Satisfactorily provided results of the diagnostic analysis. Thoroughly assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Thoroughly provided results of the diagnostic analysis.
5b. Using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected, assess the organization’s readiness for change. Explain the results.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletely assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Did not submit or incompletely explained the results. Partially assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Partially explained the results. Satisfactorily assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Satisfactorily explained the results. Thoroughly assessed the organization’s readiness for change, using one (1) of the diagnostic tools you selected. Thoroughly explained the results.
6. Interpret whether or not the organization is ready for change. Substantiate your conclusion by referencing current change management theories.

Weight: 15%

Did not submit or incompletely interpreted whether or not the organization is ready for change. Did not submit or incompletely substantiated your conclusion by referencing current change management theories. Partially interpreted whether or not the organization is ready for change. Partially substantiated your conclusion by referencing current change management theories. Satisfactorily interpreted whether or not the organization is ready for change. Satisfactorily substantiated your conclusion by referencing current change management theories. Thoroughly interpreted whether or not the organization is ready for change. Thoroughly substantiated your conclusion by referencing current change management theories.
7. Clarity / Coherence in Presentation and writing mechanics

Weight: 5%

More than 6 errors present. Information is confusing and fails to include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. 5-6 errors present. Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. 3-4 errors present. Information is mostly clear and generally supported with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. 0-2 errors present. Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.
8. Met formatting requirements, including one (1) page summary for presentation option.

Weight: 5%

Did not submit or incompletely met formatting requirements, including one (1) page summary for presentation option. Partially met formatting requirements, including one (1) page summary for presentation option. Satisfactorily met formatting requirements, including one (1) page summary for presentation option. Thoroughly met formatting requirements, including one (1) page summary for presentation option.