Options for Implementing Leadership Change

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Options for Implementing a Leadership Change

University of Phoenix

Organizational Leadership


September 2010



Options for Implementing a Leadership Change

Organizational change is often necessary to benefit a company. This paper will focus on the changes at Gene One (University of Phoenix) that will help the company be successful. With The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) presumably not a focal point, a discussion on what steps the siblings of the late Don Ruiz must take to change of leadership will be addressed. The paper will also address changes that need to occur before the company goes public. Also the paper will address the leadership styles Gene One needs to adopt in order to move the company forward. The final point will be the future of Gene One.

Gene One

Gene One is a biotech organization which produces a product that would do away with the diseases that can be found in potatoes and tomatoes. The product would take the place of the dangerous chemicals that have been used on the products to prevent the diseases from ruining the crop (University of Phoenix, 2010).

According to the simulation, some officers in the Gene One Scenario have been with the organization from the beginning. The late Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Don Ruiz, he became a successful business owner at the age of 37 and recruited a few friends to help make his dream a reality. Michele Houghton is one of the first five along with the CEO to help with the start up of Gene One. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). She invested all her money and her time into the organization at...