Decision Making &Managing Change A presentation by Sabrina Mergenthaler A student atColorado Technical University In the classroom of Professor Meisha Brown MGM260-1101B-02 March 21, 2011
VISIONS AND TARGETS •The Decision Making Process 2015 •Managing Change •The Techniques to Managing Change •Vision and its Role in Change •The Aspects--from Concept to Completion •An IRL Moment Introduction
The Decision Making Process 2015Step 1:Identify theProblem. Step 4: Develop a list of alternatives. Step2: Indentify the Step 3: decision criteria. Allocate the wight of the criteria.
The Decision Making Process (cont.) Step 8: Evaluate the Decision Effectiveness • Was the problem correctly identified? •Were alternatives calculated properly? •Was the right option select or did implementation fail? 2015 Selection of an Alternative Step 6:
The DecisionMaking Process (Cont.) The Problem: Dogs are getting into the Evaluating the Decision Effectiveness garden and destroying the landscaping. We have decided there needs to be •Were the results successful?Allocating Weight: barriers. •Why or Why not?(in order of the most importantconsiderable factor)1.Appearance2.Cost 4. Height3. Efficiency 5. Ease of Installation Developing Alternatives Implementing the Alternative 1. Chain-link 2. Lattice 3. Wood Selecting an Alternative 4. Other Metallic 5. White Picket Analyzing Alternatives Appearance Cost Efficiency Height Installation1. Chain-link 0 8 10 3 22. Lattice 10 7 10 10 63. Wood 5 9 4 8 44. Other Metallic 6 7 5 3 95. White Picket 10 4 7 6 6
Managing Change Structured Unstructured Programmed Responses Non-Programmed Response Managing Change: process by which managers coordinate, implement, and monitor alterations and how they affect their employees (Managing Change, 2006) Manager
Managing Change (cont.)A valuable life tool• Establish the job interest • Implement the plan Do you have a job? Are you looking Apply, interview, review for a new job? What are you interested in doing?• Lay out the plan of action • Assess the outcome How will you go about selecting Did you get the job? Why or why the new job? What documents not? Reflect. Adjust will you need? Education?
VISIONS AND ITS ROLE IN CHANGE “Keeping your eye on the prize” What is Vision? An understanding of the organizations goals and how the change will advance this. (Rubenstein, D.N.K.). 2015 •Clear vision of desired goal for entire organization. •The vision should be integrated into the change taking place. •Vision should be realistic and achievable •Visions should change with the company as it grows (Bryant, 2009) •Visions should be strategic
CREATING AND COMMUNICATING CLEAR VISIONS “Vision can provide both a corporate sense of being and a sense of enduring purpose. While incorporating a measure of todays success, vision transcends day-to- day issues. And, by providing meaning in both the present and the future, vision can empower and encourage leaders and followers to implement change” (Sullivan & 2015 Harper 1996). 1. Tell a story 2. Talk about your vision 3. Use multimedia 4. Have one-on-one conversations 5. Identify and utilize key players to motivate others 6. Seek assistance outside of the company 7. Create lasting impressions that exemplify your vision 8. Direct the progress 9. Be what you say
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