Leadership and Organizational Change Worksheet

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Leadership and Organizational Change Worksheet

Task A: Models and theories of change
Instructions for Task A: In the Response row, identify three models or theories of change that CrysTel might apply as it implements its change initiative. Be sure to cite your sources.
Response to Task A: 1. Equity (motivation with fairness in social exchanges). Understanding the importance of equity model can be determined by how each department functions distinctly to the added whole of the CrysTel. Although each department has a unique and important role within the operations of CrysTel, it is important for leaders to unify or laterally create a balance through equity in programs for change. Disparity may be perceived on how a department such
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Positive Reinforcement. Because both feedback and extrinsic rewards do not provide all the answers to effectively motivate employees, these techniques coupled with positive reinforcement assist to develop a more healthy and sustained plan in change. The reinforcement model must be carefully reviewed to determine the applicability and appropriateness of type (negative versus positive) to ensure effectiveness. Generally situation and environment will determine the applicability of negative reinforcement over positive reinforcement. Delivery and scheduling of positive reinforcement is equally important in order to obtain optimum results. Like understanding the appropriate time to schedule a time out in sports, timing and frequency (continuous and intermittent) of reinforcement relative to the other methods, feedback and rewards is required reach the desired end-state. In the CrysTel organization, positive reinforcement could be applicable during all phases and more emphasized during progression in each department. Again, it is imperative that each leader understands the development of their department by each method and comprehends the right mix and order to ensure success for the group and the personnel assigned.

Task C: Leadership skills and competencies
Instructions for Task C: In the Response row, identify the skills and competencies that a leader would need in order to effectively implement the three leadership theories identified in Task B. Be sure to
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