Discussion question organization development and design
WEEK9: INTERACTIVE LEARNING ACTIVITY
9.1 Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the most common organization structures used today and understand their strengths and weaknesses. (MLO12.1)
- Present the process of downsizing. (MLO12.2)
- Describe and evaluate the reengineering intervention. (MLO12.3)
9.2 Action Required:
- Required Readings:
Chapter 12: Restructuring Organizations.
Chapter 13: Employee Involvement.
TEXTBOOK: Cummings, T., & Worley, C. (2015). Organization development and change. (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning. ISBN#: 13 9781133190455 (print), ISBN#: 13 9781285800967 (e-text).
- Recommended Readings:
Marwa, Moses & Namusonge, Mary & Kilika, James. (2019). Influence Of Technostructural Interventions On Organizational Performance: A Case Study Of Commercial Banks In Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management. 7. 10.18535/ijsrm/v7i6.em03.
9.3 Test your Knowledge (Question):
- Discuss the downsizing process in your own words and provide an example.
Post your answer in the discussion board using the discussion link below (Week9: Interactive learning Discussion).
Requirements: not too short or long