This is an individual assignment. Deadline is 10 June 2022.
You must write total 1600-to-1800 words (excluding reference list and table of contents).
Carefully read and review the case study assigned for this term:
Bivins, S. S. (2014). A transformational change at IBM. Paper presented at PMI® Global Congress 2014—North America, Phoenix, AZ. Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute. https://www.pmi.org/learning/library/transformational-change-ibm-9297
• Analyze the case study using all the organizational theory and design concepts you learned so far in this course. focusing on how the organization changed its structure to achieve its new strategic goals.
• Make sure that your analysis covers, but not limited to, the following elements:
a. Identify the change challenges and needed changes in organizational structure that were required to support changes in IBM strategy. (Use concepts learned in unit 8).
b. Illustrate how IBM new organization structure contributes to strategy.
c. Apply the concept of organization life cycle to IBM. (Use concepts learned in unit 7).
d. Apply the Change Management Model in unit 10 in the textbook (Experience Change Model/EXHIBIT 10.9/Page 398) to the IBM’s change approach.
e. What is your overall assessment of the change approach that IBM used? (Use concepts learned in unit 8).
NOTE: You must use visuals, tables, and graphs to support your arguments.
Evaluation and Feedback:
Assignment 2: Case Analysis will be marked in its entirety out of 100. The following rubric indicates the criteria students are to adhere to, and their relative weights to the assignment overall.
Activity/Competencies Demonstrated Grade
a. Describes the organization /10
b. Identifies the organization’s goals and strategy /15
c. Identifies the structure of the organization /15
d. Describes the dependence and influence of the structure on the organization’s ability to achieve its goals /30
a. Uses language clearly and effectively /5
b. Information organized intelligently and holistically (i.e., not simply answers to questions) /5
c. Includes proper introduction and conclusion to paper /5
Attention to Detail /15
a. Uses 10-15 APA Referencing and formatting (title, headings, and references) /10
b. Presents will minimally errors in spelling and grammar /5