Analyze leadership and management roles in change management.
An effective leader must possess the skills, emotional intelligence, and knowledge base to influence and convince the members of the organization to not only adopt, but to become advocates for the change that the leader seeks to implement.
In order for one to develop the leadership skills that are required to affect change within the organization, one must become familiar with a variety of approaches previously utilized by successful leaders and managers in organizational transformation.
For this assignment, utilize the Rasmussen Business Library resource to research a business case study of an organization going through strategic change. Then research two leadership strategies that have been used to successfully drive organizational change during the past 10 years. Once you have located these strategies, write a paper analyzing the effectiveness of each strategy, and relate how effective management strategy alone may well be challenged to achieve desired change without effective leadership. In your analysis, address the following:
- Identify and research two leadership strategies.
- Develop a description of the leadership strategies.
- Formulate an overview of how the strategy is used and rate its effectiveness.
- Argue whether the strategy is still relevant and effective in present day organizations. Why or Why not?
- Describe how management alone will fall short of achieving desired organizational change without all levels of leadership effectively operating in their rolls.
Please identify these strategies from references found in the Rasmussen College Library.
Assignment Requirements are as follows:
- The body of the paper should be 2-3 pages.
- The paper should include an APA formatted cover page and reference page.
- The paper should include at least two peer-reviewed sources, such as journal articles from the Rasmussen Library.
- The paper should be proofread for correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
1. Higgs, M., & Rowland, D. (2009). Change leadership: case study of a global energy company. Strategic Change, 18(1/2), 45–58. https://doi-org.ezproxy.rasmussen.edu/10.1002/jsc.838
2. Son, S. (n.d.). 5 Case Studies About Successful Change Management. Retrieved from https://www.tinypulse.com/blog/sk-case-studies-successful-change-management
3. Khan, M. A. (2015, April 05). Organizational Change: Case Study of General Motors. Retrieved from https://www.asee.org/documents/zones/zone1/2014/Student/PDFs/159.pdf
4. Baker, C. R. (2015). Organizational change at Ford Motor Company in the face of international financial crisis. Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.rasmussen.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=7&sid=362b4922-63b0-457a-abe5-fca9067f9ae5@sdc-v-sessmgr01
5. Kesler, G. (2008). How Coke’s CEO Aligned Strategy and People to Re-Charge Growth: An Interview with Neville Isdell. Retrieved from http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=36883355&S=R&D=keh&EbscoContent=dGJyMNLr40Seqa44zdnyOLCmr1Cep7RSsq