Module 3 Assignment: Change Transition

Module 3 Assignment: Change Transition

Introduction

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In this module, you have explored the transitional phase of change. As a manager/leader you have many responsibilities to help the organization move through this phase. In this assignment, you will demonstrate your knowledge about a manager’s role and how you would assess the organization’s capability to move through the transition phase of change.

This assignment is out of 100 marks and is worth 10% towards your final grade.

Instructions

Address the following in a 1,500 to 2,000 word report:

  1. Discuss the role of the manager/leader in preparing and assessing the organization for movement through the transition phase of change. Use references and actual anecdotes where possible. (20 marks)
  2. Identify and discuss five reasons for resistance that are typically evident during this transition phase of change. Include examples and references to the readings. (20 marks)
  3. Describe the different areas you would assess to determine resistance. Discuss the feedback mechanisms that a manager would use to specifically identify the resistance levels of the employees. (20 marks)
  4. Describe five strategies that a manager could use to ensure that these resistance levels are minimized. (25 marks)
  5. Describe three success factors that would indicate that the strategies are effective in reducing the resistance levels of the employees. (15 marks)

Completion Guidelines

Please consider the following questions while completing your assignment:

  • Is my report written clearly and does it use proper grammar?
  • Did I answer all the points and support my statements with examples and references to the readings?

For further details, consult the Guidelines for Writing Assignments and the Final Project section in the Course Guide.

Open Learning Faculty Member Grading Matrix

The following are tips and guidelines for you to follow as you complete Assignment 3.

Questions Tips and Guidelines Feedback
Is word count appropriate?

Are proper grammar and spelling used?

Does assignment include introduction, summary and citations?

   
Question 1. Discuss the role of the manager/leader in preparing and assessing the organization for movement through the transition phase of change. Use references and actual anecdotes where possible. (20 marks) Discuss the transition phase as being when there are many emotions and where people are just becoming aware that there is an actual change situation that they will have to adjust to. Indicate what the role of the manager is in assisting these employees.  
Question 2. Identify and discuss five reasons for resistance that are typically evident during this transition phase of change. Include examples and references to the readings. (20 marks) Discuss the meaning of resistance and its impact of the different reasons for resistance. Ensure that you provide examples and references to the readings on this topic.  
Question 3. Describe the different areas you would assess to determine resistance. Discuss the feedback mechanisms that a manager would use to specifically identify the resistance levels of the employees. (20 marks) Explain how the resistance is being reviewed, i.e. what areas are being assessed and what feedback mechanisms are being explored to determine the full extent of this resistance that is impeding the progress of the change implementation plan. Include references to the readings and examples.  
Question 4. Describe five strategies that a manager could use to ensure that these resistance levels are minimized. (25 marks) Identify and describe strategies, and cite examples and references to the readings  
Question 5. Describe three success factors that would indicate that the strategies are effective in reducing the resistance levels of the employees. (15 marks) Describe the strategies that were effective and enabled the change implementation plan to move to the next phase of change. Provide examples of employee behaviours that would illustrate that the resistance level is minimized.  
Total marks possible. (100)   Total marks earned /100

 

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