Kotter Change Management Model

Assignment 3: Kotter Change Management Model

Using the company that your instructor previously approved, apply Kotter’s eight (8) steps of change management to an HR situation you have selected for change. You will address all eight (8) of the Kotter steps, developing an action plan for each step. Use a tablet, smartphone, laptop, desktop, or traditional video recorder to record a maximum of a five to seven (5-7) minute dynamic video on the topics detailed below. Alternatively, you may submit a four to six (4-6) page paper instead of the video submission.

Note: If you are using a tablet or smartphone you will need to email the video file to yourself, then save it to a computer in order to upload to Blackboard. You may want to upload your video to a file sharing service, such as Dropbox, if your email will not let you send a large video file. Dropbox is accessible from all smartphones and tablets from the Dropbox app.

Once you are ready to upload your video to Blackboard, click here to view the “Student Video Assignment Submission” video tutorial in the “Creating a Presentation for Your Course” playlist.

Please use the following naming convention in the popup window for your video once it is finished uploading:

Title: Your First Name, Your Last Name – Managing Organizational Change

Tags: HRM560, Organizational Change

Description: First Name, Last Name – HRM560 Assignment 3 (Date Uploaded ex. 11-14-2014)

Prepare and present a video that is a maximum of five to seven (5-7) minutes OR write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you: 1.Ascertain how each of the steps applies to your specific organization. 2.Develop a strategy that illustrates how you would address each of the eight (8) stages of change:a.Establishing a sense of urgency b.Creating coalition c.Developing vision and strategy d.Communicating the vision e.Empowering broad-based action f.Generating short-term wins g.Consolidating gains and producing more change h.Anchoring new approaches into the culture

3.Use at least four (4) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Note: If you choose to submit a video presentation, please also submit a one (1) page summary of your presentation.

If you choose the written paper, your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: •Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. •Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: •Compare theories of change management and select an appropriate theory for an organization change. •Analyze diagnostic models relevant to various aspects of the change management process. •Use technology and information resources to research issues in managing organizational change. •Write clearly and concisely about managing organizational change using proper writing mechanics. •Identify organizational changes that link to vision

Analyze the basic technology underlying health care information systems.

Assignment 1: Technology Assessment

Due Week 3 and worth 240 points

Using the Internet or Strayer University databases, research the regulatory requirements related to technology with the health care industry, and complete this assignment.

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

1.Identify and analyze what you believe to be the most significant new technology requirements for the health care industry. Indicate how providers should approach the implementation of this new technology requirement that you have identified. Provide support for the response..

2.Analyze the basic technology underlying health care information systems. Argue that the need for technological innovation and / or modification is most pressing. Support the argument with examples..

3.Recommend an innovation / modification, and explain how the recommendation could improve the overall level of health care in your own community. Include specific example(s) using local hospitals or other health care providers to support the response. .

4.Suggest a key action that senior health care leadership could take in the community in which you live to push the boundaries of information technology management. Next, speculate on the effect to the community as a result of the improvement to the health care technology..

5.Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources..

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions..

•Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length..

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

•Demonstrate an understanding of the basic technology underlying health care information systems..

•Apply senior management’s role in information technology management..

•Use technology and information resources to research issues in health information systems..

•Write clearly and concisely about health information systems using proper writing mechanics..

Market Structures and Cost Management

Market Structures and Cost Management” Please respond to the following:

•From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, determine the appropriate type of market structure for the situation in question. Cite at least four (4) defining characteristics that have helped you reach this decision regarding the appropriateness of the chosen structure. •Imagine that you are a manager of a chemical company. An accident has occurred in which chemicals leaked into the ground water nearby. The community is unaware of the accident. Compare the primary costs involved in cleaning up the water immediately (and thus confessing) versus hiding your culpability now and possibly paying more in the future. Predict the impact on profitability in both situations.

Psychological Foundations of Curriculum

Compare and contrast behavioral psychology’s approach to curriculum with cognitive psychology’s approach in two ways: (a) how people learn and (b) applications to curriculum and instruction. Analyze the explanations regarding thinking and learning discussed in the textbook (e.g., multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence constructivism, etc.). Propose at least two ways one of the thinking and learning approaches could be used effectively to develop a lesson for a specific curriculum. Provide a rationale and examples to support your response.

Compare and contrast behavioral psychology’s approach to curriculum with cognitive psychology’s

Compare and contrast behavioral psychology’s approach to curriculum with cognitive psychology’s approach in two ways: (a) how people learn and (b) applications to curriculum and instruction. Analyze the explanations regarding thinking and learning discussed in the textbook (e.g., multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence constructivism, etc.). Propose at least two ways one of the thinking and learning approaches could be used effectively to develop a lesson for a specific curriculum. Provide a rationale and examples to support your response.

why each ratio is important for financial decision making.

Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of the financial statements used for corporate financial reporting and the key ratios used to make business decisions. Assignment Steps Select a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries: Pharmaceutical, Energy, Retail, Automotive, Computer Hardware. Review the balance sheet and income statement in the company’s 2015 Annual Report. Calculate the following ratios using Microsoft® Excel®: Current Ratio, Quick Ratio, Debt Equity Ratio, Inventory Turnover Ratio, Receivables Turnover Ratio, Total Assets Turnover Ratio, Profit Margin (Net Margin) Ratio, Return on Assets Ratio, Analyze in 1,050 words why each ratio is important for financial decision making. Submit your analysis as well as your calculations.

Determine the key differences between free slack and total slack in the project management environment

“Unscheduled Project Time” Please respond to the following:

Define “slack” in the project management environment. Determine the key differences between free slack and total slack in the project management environment. Refer to Assignment 1 and give your opinion on why “slack” is important to your project. Provide an example or scenario of each type of slack to further justify your response.

Project Initiation and Planning

Assignment 2: Project Initiation and Planning

Due Week 6 and worth 140 points

Note: Please use the project from Assignment 1 to complete this assignment, which requires that you provide the necessary scope for your project.

In Assignment 1, you have defined the objectives of the project in terms of a problem which it solves or an opportunity on which it capitalizes. You have also created a Scope Statement (or Statement of Work) which outlines the basic components of the project. It is now the time to create a charter, have it approved by the sponsor / client, and with charter in hand, start the planning process. First, a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is created followed by a project plan / network.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you will:

Discuss the value of a project charter and, based on your research, include an outline of the components which you deem necessary for your project. Note: You do not need to write a charter. Specify the stakeholders for the project, and analyze the position of each for the project, in terms of their influence, as well as their attitude toward the project (i.e., positive, neutral, or negative). Create a WBS for your project using the proper format (MS Word, MS Excel, Visio, or any other applicable format) to depict WBS graphically (see the example on page 110 of the textbook). Alternatively, you may use a coded format using MS Word (see example on page 115. The example is in MS Project format but the same could be done in MS Word). Create a project plan / network using the proper format (MS Word, MS Excel, or any other applicable format) to depict the project network (example on page 173). Be sure that all typical components on a project network are included, and critical path is properly depicted. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements: Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length. Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

Develop a project plan including the critical elements of project scope, priorities, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), and communication plan. Formulate a WBS using principles of project scheduling and budgeting, and develop cost and time estimates and allocate resources. Use technology and information resources to research issues in project management. Write clearly and concisely about project management using proper writing mechanics.

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