Stress in the workplace, especially during
times of organizational change, is common. As more organizations find
themselves in a “Change or Die” situation, the levels of stress are on the rise
Describe a time when you experienced a
significant change in your life (preferably at your current place of work). Be
sure to explain the following:
What were the reasons for the change?
How were the players manipulated, involved in,
and/or affected by this change?
What (if any) were the leadership
strategies/theories used to assist with the change? If none were used, what
might have been applied as a means of smoothing the transition?
How long did the complete transition take and
What were the positive and negative results of
Then, review the attached document titled
“Survival Guide for Basic Mistakes” and describe three basic mistakes made by
you, a supervisor, a coworker, or a combination of the three during the
described time of change. Offer suggestions from the survival guide as well as
theory from the Northouse text for how the change might have gone more
This assignment should range between 3-5 pages
in length and include a cover page and a reference page. Use academic writing
standards and APA style guidelines, citing references as appropriate. At least
two additional sources beyond the textbook should be used.