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Understanding and Leading Change Assignment - Hennes & Mauritz (H&M)

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Understanding andleading change
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1.Impacts on an organisation’s strategy and operations......................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................5P2 Ways in which internal and external drivers of change affect leadership,team and individual.5P3 Measures that can be taken to minimise negative impacts of change on organisationalbehaviour................................................................................................................................7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................8P4.Explain different barriers for change and determine how they influence leadershipdecision-making in a given organisational context................................................................8TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P5 Different leadership approaches to dealing with change in a range of organisationalcontexts.................................................................................................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCE.................................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONUnderstanding and leading change (UCL) is the preparation for users to meet outproblems which might come and implementing changes. In this phase of learning peopleexamine changes and political, psychological and organisational issues which generate whiledoing work. This helps in categorize challenges and solution for specific problems for initiators,recipients and implementer. The selected company is Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) which ismultinational clothing retail. It was founded in 1947 at Stockholm Sweden. Here will discussabout change in organisation's strategy and operation with examples. There are internal andexternal drivers for changes which affect leadership, team and individual behaviours within anorganisation. The assignment also contain measure which can be use to minimize negativeimpact of change on organisational behaviour along with barriers influencing leadership decisionmaking. There are different leadership approaches to deal with business changes.TASK 1P1.Impacts on an organisation’s strategy and operationsOrganisations’ strategy and operationsAn organizational strategy is the sum of the actions a company intends to take to achievelong-term goals. Strategies plans takes at least one years. Top management of H&M create thelarger organisational strategies. There are three levels of strategy:Corporate strategyIt is first level of strategy in the business world. It will outline exactly what businessesthe company are going to engage in, and how it plan to enter in the market.H&M outlining acorporate strategy that is quick and easy process(Barros and et. al., 2014)Business strategyIt is best to think of this level of strategy as a step down from the corporate strategylevel. In the smilerbusiness in H&M it is good idea to pay attention to the business strategylevel so the company decide on how it going to handle each various part of its operation but it isnot like that in Marks & Spencer(Alavi, 2016).Functional strategy1
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