The immediate policies would be that all employees must attend the required training programs and meetings. The process of training is an essential transitional process and will make the change more bearable and successful. Apart from the training, there will be a weekly meeting held to improve and promote communication and all sorts of issues regarding the division will be discussed including an outline that must be followed throughout the following week to achieve a mini-goal that the team will collectively set. (Coulter, 2004) Planning, Organizing, Controlling, and Leading
All these activities exhibit the basic managing responsibilities of planning, organizing, controlling, and leading: • Planning is done through meetings and training before hand to have a clear view of what the company must do. Planning is an important managerial duty and without it, the project might experience pitfalls. • Organizing is done through having a clear structure and division of tasks so that all groups can perform efficiently. An organized department will face fewer difficulties. • Controlling is an important managerial duty.
The new managers hired will make sure their respective departments are controlled and that the actual performance does not deviate too much from the planned performance. • Leading is the job of a good manager. The department head will be the top leader here and will be responsible for communicating with the subordinates as well as higher management. Also guidance is one of the duties. The head must motivate the staff and make sure that all issues are addressed. These are attributes of good leadership. Conclusion Organizational change can be a much easier task to handle if it is done systematically.
Under the new management, the photo-copier division of Office Works Co. will turn things around and regain its market share.
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