Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Organizations face substantial change on a regular basis. Technology, outsourcing, and restructuring through downsizing or rightsizing are some of the key reasons for change.
Assume you are receiving news that you are the point person within your department/division for one of the change factors listed above. What are the barriers you must address that could challenge the change initiative? What steps will you use to facilitate a successful change process?
Guided Response: Respond to two of your classmates’ posts and analyze their change challenge and steps for facilitation. Do you agree or disagree with your classmates’ points?