Abbreviations 1. PMB - Performance Measurement Baseline 2. IBR - Integrated Baseline Review 3. GAO - Government Accountability Office 4. Rebaseline Framework 4.1 Why Rebaseline a project?
The idea that renewal strategies, like redundancy and restructuring, are necessary to achieve organisational goals comes from a supply and demand analysis of the job market. Today’s working environment is seen to be excessively using these strategies in order to accomplish short term goals, resulting in businesses not looking towards their long term futures. This essay will address this issue by looking at the significance and implications redundancy and restructuring raise, that of reduced morale, satisfaction, motivation, and retention of the future workforce. It will also outline the many perspectives on the issue, that of a resource, industry and company based view, as well as display the veracity of these views. It will demonstrate that although redundancy and restructuring is a viable change method to achieve organisational goals, they should only be used as a last resort, due to the many significant costs it raises for businesses long-term success.
1. Introduction The purpose of this report is to carry out a process audit and process improvement activity about the business of ‘Organic Direct’. Process improvement and process audits are essential requirements for attaining improved efficiencies in organisations. This report will be analytical and critical in approach by drawing out secondary information from established theories and linking them to the current situation in the chosen case study industry. The report is structured into three segments with the first segment focusing areas of inefficiencies in a business process; the second focusing on analysing the chosen area of process inefficiency; and the third focusing on relevant change management issues of interests in implementing recommendations.
F. The Marketing Environment The company operates in a complex marketing environment, consisting of uncontrollable forces to which the company must adapt. The environment produces both threats and opportunities. The company must carefully analyze its environment so that it can avoid the threats and take advantage of the opportunities. VI. LOOKING BACK: REVIEWING THE CONCEPTS The hard task of selecting an overall company strategy for long run survival and growth is called strategic planning.
Interventions An intervention is an action or process of intervening. It is a set of sequenced and planned actions or events intended to help the organization increase its effectiveness. The purpose is to disrupt the status quo. They are deliberate attempts to change an organization or subunit toward a different and more effective state. We have identified the following as a relevant interventions used in the company, EROAD LTD. Techno-Structural Interventions These interventions focus on an organization 's technologyand structure.These change methods are receiving increasing attention in OD, especially in light of current concerns about productivity and organizational effectiveness.
In the “Job Redesign for Expanded HIM Functions” case study, the organization redesigned work and jobs for a more efficient workplace culture. The company set organizational goals to achieve the desired redesign. Leaders of their departments were asked to break down these goals into four different categories - 1)Re-engineering, 2) Restructuring 3) Work design and 4) Job design. As defined in the case study, “Re-engineering is the process of rethinking the business and systems of an organization or department. Therefore, in re-engineering, leaders scrutinize mission, structure, and policies.
These four phases have tasks, which are needed to complete the project life cycle. According to Rodrigo (2012), the initiation stage involves developing, undertaking, establishing, appointing, setting up and performing. The planning stage consists of creating a project, resources, financial, quality, risk, and communication plan. Implementing involves building deliverables, monitoring and controlling and the closure stage is performing the project closure and reviewing the project completion (p. 2). Project life cycle assists businesses in delivering projects effectively on a consistent
Manufacturing Engineering Work: Building equipment to enable product be produced. 4. Production Work: Converting raw material to finished goods. The author introduces three theoretical approaches to “knowledge boundaries” in product development namely syntactic, semantic, and his proposed pragmatic or “new knowledge” approach. He identifies that knowledge gaps exist between functions and it is how functions communicate with each other that can affect the process.
Institutionalization and control. This final stage of the problem solution organization involves documenting the lessons learnt, updating policy documents, setting new control metrics, updating manuals as well as amending job descriptions. (Advameg.Inc,