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Purpose of AssessmentAssess an organization’s culture to improve alignment between the culture, mission, vision, values, and strategies.?You will be measured on how you assess the organization’s culture as well as how your proposed decisions for improvements align to the organization’s mission, vision, values, and strategies. In a 7- to 10-slide presentation to the leadership of the organization you chose to explore in Week 1, complete the following:

Assess the current culture within the organization at the time of your experience.

  1. Develop the Change Management Plan using Kotter’s 8-Step model.

Determine the desired outcome as a result of the proposed change.

Analyze the alignment between the organizations, mission, vision, values, strategies, and the proposed Change Management Plan.

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Organizational Change Chart Select one for each category Vision: (Write the Vision of the organization. Rate the employee knowledge of the organizational Vision [1 - no knowledge, 5 - know it well].) Mission: (Write the mission of the organization. Rate the employee knowledge of the organizational Mission [1 - no knowledge, 5 - know it well].) Purpose: (Write the purposeof the organization. Rate the employee knowledge of the organizational Purpose [1 - no knowledge, 5 - know it well].) Values: (List the values of the organization. Rate the employee knowledge of the organizational Values [1 - no knowledge, 5 know it well].) Diversity: (List the types of the diversity observed in the organization. Rate the overall diversity of the organization [ 1no diverse at all, 5 - highly diverse].) Inclusion: (Rate the overall involvement of the diverse groups in all the decision making and process for change [ 1- no involvement at all, 5 - highly involved]) 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 Goal: (write the goal set for organizational change. Rate the overall goal acomplishment [ 1 failed to meet the goal, 5 sucesfully met the goal] ) Strategy: (list the strategies followed to implement the organizational change. Rate the overall effectiveness of these strategies [ 1 - very poor strategies, 5 very successful strategies] ) Communication: (list the communication means used in the organization to communicate organization change and change progress. Rate the overall communication effectiveness in the organization [ 1 - very poor communication, 5 very successful communication] ) 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 Considering the above goal for organizational change and the existing organizational cu rate Kotter's 8-Steps to Change, on a scale of 1 (did not observe) to 5 (highley observed) during the im Kotter's 8-Steps to Change Select one for each Step 1 Step One Create Urgency 1 2 3 4 5 2 Step Two Form a Powerful Coalition 1 2 3 4 5 3 Step Three Create a Vision for Change 1 2 3 4 5 4 Step Four Communicate the Vision 1 2 3 4 5 5 Step Five Remove Obstacles 1 2 3 4 5 6 Step Six Create Short-Term Wins 1 2 3 4 5 7 Step Seven Build on the Change 1 2 3 4 5 8 Step Eight Anchor the Changes in Corporate in Corporate Culture 1 2 3 4 5 ange Chart Notes (suggested action for improvement) The company's vision statement is "to become the world’s most valued automotive company." Rating is 4 The mission statement is “to earn customers for life by building brands that inspire passion and loyalty through not only breakthrough technologies but also by serving and improving the communities in which we live and work around the world.” Rating 4 To create a future of zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion, and we have committed ourselves to leading the way toward this future.knowledge is rated at 4. The core values are Customers, Relationships, and Excellence. Also, acting with integrity, accountability, and doing the right things make up the values. Rating 5 Employee inclusion, gender, People with Disabilities, Minorities. Rating 5 Rating is 5. The company has more minority-owned dealerships compard with other car dealership. Commits to diverse supplier engagement, and embraces workplace diversty through employee resource groups. Rating 5 Changing the cuture of bureaucracy to an agile culture. The company hasmet the goal. Rating 5 the company has encouraged a sense of urgency and accountability among the executives. The company developed a transformational leadership course for senior executives. Rating 5. The company used its intranet, meetings, and memos to communicate change. Rating 4. and the existing organizational culture, 5 (highley observed) during the implemented procces Notes (suggested action for improving the process) The CEO created urgency and could have included other employees too. Rating The CEO employed two4key indiviudals to help lead the change process. A representative froom employees should have also been included. Rating 4 The CEO set a vision for the change process. Rating 5 The vision was clearly commuicated to the executives. Rating 4 Elimination of bureucracy was key in effecting changes. Rating 5 The CEO should have cretaed more short-term wins. Rating 3 The CEO engaged in continued efforts towards chaning the culture by introducing more initiatives. Rating 5 Executives were notified about the results and charged to continue with the efforts. Rating 5
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✓ General Motors (GM) possesses an organizational

culture of agility
✓ Emphasizes faster problem-solving and addressing
arising issues
✓ Relies on its culture to support its business objectives
✓ The current culture is one that thrives on quick
✓ Defined by a rapid commitment to change
✓ The existing corporate culture now embraces problemsolving
✓ Unlike the previous typical culture that was known as
“GM Nod” by the public


The company strives to learn from its mistakes
Work on ways to better serve its customers
Redefined the company’s values and traditions
Focuses on promoting agility in decision-making
This agility supports the firm's efforts toward business
✓ An agil...

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