Shoneka Kelley

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2 Background Shoneka Kelley discusses the topic of change in Forum 4, and presents an interesting perspective about the challenges of constant personnel rotation in her workplace; the Department of Justice (DOJ). Shoneka explains mobility clauses and that changing faces, ideas and ideals are inherent in her organization. Biblical Guidance After reading Ms. Kelley’s discussion board, I was amazed at the challenges faced at the DOJ. Not only is the work stressful, it is exacerbated by constant change. Fischer (n.d) explains that “there is always change and we’ve got to recognize that…and covenant helps with regards to that to encourage big picture thinking” (p. 2). The bible directs us in Joshua 1:9 “remember that I have commanded you to be determined and confident! Do not be afraid or discouraged, for I, the Lord your God, am with you wherever you go” (New Catholic Study Bible, St. Jerome Edition). …show more content…

Kelley described mobility agreements, where employees must agree to move. Geographical considerations are common with government agencies and global organizations, and “many companies struggle with the problem of how to incorporate geographical regions into their structures (Robbins and Judge, 2009, p. 541). One potential solution to the resultant stressors from geographical coverage is to implement a boundaryless organization structure. Boundaryless organization structures provide a potential solution because they consider geography challenges of “more of a tactical, logistical issue than a structural one” (Robbins & Judge, 2009, p. 541). Robbins and Judge (2009) define a boundaryless organization as one that has “limitless spans of control” (p.

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