HRM 587 Final Exam 2 Essay

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TCO A: The organization is planning to make a substantial change to the compensation and benefits program for the next fiscal year. This change will impact all branches of the organization throughout the U.S. Eight thousand employees will be required to move from the very popular existing total rewards program to the new system. A compensation study determined that most employees will need updated position titles and salary bands.
A. Compile the change management imperatives that will go into making this a successful change project.
B. Construct a set of strategies that managers can use to help employees cope with complex change.
C. Persuade the managers involved in this change that the imperatives that you
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B. You are further asked to compile a list that compares each potential force for change to the stability of the organization.
C. Speculate as to why some of these potential pressures on organizations to change do not impact all organizations in the same way. (Points: 30)

TCO D: As the change expert for the State Department of Natural Resources in a large state with thousands of acres of forests, lakes, and wildlife, you learn that the legislature voted to privatize the entire department in order to save money and help reduce state and local taxes. It is entirely possible that some current government agency employees could be hired to work as “civilian” employees of the private company.
A. Appraise the cultural impact of this change on the employees who will move from government to private sector employment.
B. Speculate on the changes that will come to the strategic behaviors of the new privatized organization compared to the government organization.
. Propose a plan that will help bring alignment between former government employees and the new strategy that they will have to work within. (Points: 30)

TCO E: The organization is going through sweeping changes that will lead to layoffs and a situation where several “managers” will now be reporting to their former “direct reports.”
A. Compose a likely set of reasons why people will resist this change.
B. Appraise the most effective and least effective strategies for overcoming the resistance

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