In this weeks assignment, we review the story of an organization that has become large enough to build a dedicated team of internal change management consultants. This assignment provides an opportunity to examine the role of vision in supporting the organizations effectiveness and practice describing a vision that could work for such a team. The examples of their success can help you identify the key skills this team used and build these skills yourself.
Read the following scenario from Ch. 12, The Effective Change Manager: What Does It Take? of Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach:
Kaiser Permanentes Innovations Consultancy Scenario
Write a 525- to 700-word paper in which you:
Discuss what you see as the vision for the Innovation Consultancy. What key elements of the vision for this unit support the successes illustrated in the case study? What components of this vision align with the components and purposes of a vision during change, as outlined in Ch. 6 of Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach and your research?
Identify the change management skills demonstrated by members of Innovation Consultancy. How are these skills reflected in the principles and examples of success? How do these skills align with the change management skills discussed in Ch. 12 of Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach and your research?
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.