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MGF3621 Tutorial 1 Caulfield

  1. 1. Organizational Change – MGF 3621 Tuesday 11am Tutorial – N1.21 anyone who is NOT registered for this tutorial CANNOT attend this class. No exceptions.  - if you are not on my list, you’re not in this
  2. 2. Your tutor… Mulyadi Robin Building N, 5.31 9903 2635 ✉ PhD in Leadership, Organizational Psychology & Organizational Behaviour MGF1010, MGF 1100, MGC 2430, MGW 2430, MGF 2661, MGF 3621, MGX 3991 MGW3130 2
  3. 3. I won’t hesitate to fail you – if you deserve it.I won’t hesitate to get you over the line to aHD – if you deserve it.Allocate + is still open until next week.I only teach 1 class. 3
  4. 4. Expectations1. Shotgun rule.2. Back up your data - If it doesn’t exist in 3 places, it does NOT exist! - USB / e-mail / dropbox3. Punctuality – Start 5 past 4
  5. 5. What I will do for you…• Listen to your feedback – On lectures / tutes• 24 hour turnaround time for e-mails – Weekdays – MGF3621 as part of your subject line 5
  7. 7. Learning Outcomes1. Identify strategies and actions for planned organisational change2. Critically evaluate different frameworks and philosophies for change management in organisations3. Integrate and synthesise previous knowledge of organisational change processes4. Analyse change processes that exist at an individual level, group level and across the organisation as a whole5. Examine management practices which directly influence the success or otherwise, of implementing a planned change process. 7
  8. 8. Tutorial Schedule• Text: – Waddell et al., (2011) Organizational Change: Development and Transformation, 4th ed• 11 weeks of tutorials – Prescribed readings – Textbook readings 8
  9. 9. Participation – 5%Individual Assignment – 30% Monday, 29th April 5pm NOT in tutorials!Team Presentation & Report – 25% Week 10 & 11Examinations – 40% 9
  10. 10. Assessments..All HDs & Ns are second assessed No student will be awarded a fail grade without being second assessed.Return of marks Three week turnaround from assignment submittedLate Assignments • 10% per day • Weekend is two days – hence 20% deducted • After 10 days, assignments are accepted but no mark is givenAll assignments will be marked with a grade only (D/C/HD) 10
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  12. 12. Assignment 1• Traditionally  20% fail rate due to being out of point or not addressing the key issues• Argumentative Essay!• Some theorists/authors have recently suggested that traditional organisational development (i.e., emphasising internal factors at the group and interpersonal levels and focusing on issues such as empowerment, team building, conflict management, etc.) is no longer relevant to change management, particularly given the current turbulent environment in which businesses operate.• Critically discuss this statement, drawing on the theoretical perspectives, research evidence and business examples. 12
  13. 13. Let’s break it down…1. definitions, aims and nature of OD spend 25-30% a. Literature review + differing views b. Which perspective do you agree with?2. Explore it’s contributions to Org Change! spend 25-30% a. Examples of OD-driven change initiatives b. Is it useful / harmful to change initiatives?3. Is OD still relevant to today’s organizations? spend 25-35% a. Keep the focus on Organizational Change! b. Change at the global level  financial crisis, social justice & awareness, climate change? c. Examples of OD in action during Org Change (hints: merger & acquisitions case studies etc) 13
  14. 14. Argumentative Essays …Express ONE point of view, and DEFEND it!• I think that OD is still relevant… because…• I do not think that OD is still relevant today … because…• Add one counter argument (10% of essay MAX)Ross has provided an suggested guideline• Please read! 14
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  16. 16. 3000 words, and is worth a grand total of 30% of yourmarks!!! a. Argumentative essay b. You need at least 2-3 weeks worth of RESEARCH c. You need at least 1-2 weeks to WRITE d. Start early. You have been warned. 16
  17. 17. Week 6 … special week… – No formal tutorial  consultation for your assignments – I will NOT look at drafts – I will look at essay plans – Please use this wisely > Do NOT – come unprepared – come and ask me ‘what are we supposed to do again?’ – come unless you have confirmed timing with me prior » I may have other students! > I will  and that’s all you’re going to get – E-mail consultations > I prefer face to face  e-mails take a long time to read & reply; and you may miss the point. > If anything, e-mails will be replied to very briefly. 17
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  19. 19. Assignment 2• Group Presentation & Report – Week 10 or 11 – Traditionally  60% get C and below… » Because… 1) rehashing Ross’ lecture & his slides, 2) not putting enough effort on the written report – Prepare (30-40 minute) team presentation on an issue in the area of organisational interventions; and – Submit an accompanying report (1500 - 2,000 words) > due on day of presentation > Written report – NOT presentation script. > Slides alone are NOT acceptable. 19
  20. 20. Self-managing teams• All groups are expected to be self-managing• Your responsibility to get details – E-mail addresses (both monash student & alternative) – Phone numbers• Freeloaders / non-performing members – Keep a diary / meeting minutes – Contact the person first – Inform me – Worst case scenario  expel non participant from your group. 20
  21. 21. Participation!- Be prepared for tutorials, showing up is not sufficient- Missing tutorials w/o prior notification will incur a one-mark reduction in participation marks- Discretion of the tutor The 5% Difference between Fail – Pass Pass – Credit Credit – Distinction Distinction - HD 21
  22. 22. A rebus is an allusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words Rebus
  23. 23. Group Time!Interview- Name- Course- I realistically want to get a (hd / pass?)- I work (a lot? don’t work?) - Am I willing to sacrifice work for group meetings etc? 23
  24. 24. Managing TransitionsChange is the destination.Transition is the journey.Unless transition occurs,change will not
  25. 25. Week 1 Lecture Week 2 Lecture• What is Org Change • Lewin’s Model• OD vs SM • Structural elements• Different types of supporting CSR change• OD Stages 25
  26. 26. Next Week…• Think about your life’s journey so far…• Finalize the teams for group presentations – Choose weeks!• Readings + revise this week’s lecture! 26
  27. 27. Importance of first three weeks!• Form the basis of your understanding of Org Change• Subject is both BROAD and DEEP!• If you do not understand something in these weeks, I would advise that you go through the lectures and weekly readings! 27
  28. 28. Thank you, and see you next week!  28