Transformation Change Plan

Essay by professordebUniversity, Master'sA+, March 2008

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Impediments to Transformation Strategy Plan

March 10, 2008


Transformation Strategy and Plan

This learner examines factors that impede organizational change, address factors that derail change efforts, and make viable recommendations to identify the presence of these factors, as strategies for overcoming them. Recommendations are made to implement incremental changes to keep the organization culture as an enjoyable, profitable, philanthropic, and well place to work. Latham and Vinyard (2004) recommend matching strategy to action plans, performance measurements, and specific processes driven by leadership. In essence, leadership is the driving force between strategy alignment and the maturation of organizational processes. Leadership is a principle driving force to alleviate impediments of organizational change.

Factors that impede organizational change

External and internal factors may impede the accomplishment of change; some examples would include; 1) collective bargaining agreements, 2) regulatory requirements

3)lack of support from stakeholders, and 4) corporate culture.

External factor are changes in the environment that comes from outside the organization such as regulatory requirements, new competetion and shifting economic tides. Internal factors come from inside the organization such as standard operating procedures, strategic action plans, and other changes that can be implemented to improve organization performance.

In a discussion about the history of labor law and bargaining agreements, Bennett, Alexander and Hartman (2003) states, four main federal laws comprise the statutory basis for labor law and unionization. The legislation initiating a move toward collective bargaining in the United States began with restricting court responses to union activity and establishing the right of employees to form labor organizations and to be protected against unfair labor practices at the hands of employers (p. 645). When unions are involved, organization change may become a slow process. Employees are reluctant to deviate from known guidelines or...