Apple Inc. - Organization Culture and Change

1180 WordsFeb 19, 20125 Pages
Keller Graduate School of Management HR587 Managing Organization Change Course Project Draft - Prepared By: Preferred Organization: Apple Inc. - Organization Culture and Change Introduction/Organization: In this draft, we would like to discuss about Apple Inc.’s organization culture and major organization change happened in the organization and analysis of a successful organization change. Every organization has a culture of its own. And every organization undergoes organization change depending on the situation, change process is implemented by the organization for the benefits of employees, or change process may be implemented to satisfy customers or for the organization growth. The Apple Inc. story starts in 1976…show more content…
Recognizing and applying processes for direct investments, exploiting research and development for innovation, creating good heights of organization responsibility and through effective change adaptation, Apple audits provision of Supplier Code of Conduct. Here, question creates that- do Apple Inc. readily and successfully change? Influential theories have assumed that organization is relatively malleable, able to adapt when circumstances change and depicted inflexible organizations in which change is difficult and hazardous, distinguishing among changes as adaptive or disruptive for Apple and distinguishing conditions that facilitate or impede change. Apple’s change process can be disruptive and adaptive, and Apple based inertia can increase likelihood of organizational change. The literature on organizational change has focused on the content of changes: switch to more advantageous configuration is defined as adaptive, while switch to less advantageous configuration is defined as deleterious, Apple may strongly resist change, theories focus on linkages between the organization and the environment: Resistance to change occurs because organization is embedded in institutional and technical structure of Apple environment. Thus, Apple focus on factors internal to the organization, how change is opposed by management team, even when change is advocated by some Apple members, established roles and formal rules are difficult to alter quickly and structural
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