Understanding and Leading Change Assignment - ASDA company

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Understanding andLeading Change
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................2TASK 1............................................................................................................................................2P1: Compare various organisation and the impact of change in an organisation strategy as wellas operations...........................................................................................................................2P2: Internal and external drivers of change that effect leadership, team and individualbehaviour in organisation.......................................................................................................3P3: Measures that can minimise negative impact of change on organisational behaviour....5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7P4: Barriers for change and determining its influence on leadership decision making.........7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................9P5 Different leadership approach which deals with change in organisation context.............9CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFRENCES.................................................................................................................................101
INTRODUCTIONBusiness operate in dynamic environment due to which it gets affected by both internal aswell as external environment due to which they build strategy in such a manner company getscompetitive advantage over others(Agarwal and Whalley, 2015). Thus, organisation mustunderstand the requirement of changes and must adopt it to gain long term success. For betterunderstanding ASDA company has been selected which is supermarket retailer of UK. It providevarious types of product to the customer such as grocery, financial services as well as generalmerchandise. This report cover following topics such as various organisation that impact theorganisation strategy and operations. Determine internal as well as external drivers that affectleadership, team as well as individual behaviour. Along with that it carries measures taken tominimise negative impact of change that affect organisation behaviour. Furthermore, determinedifferent barriers that can influence leadership decision making power and explain differentleadership approach.TASK 1P1: Compare various organisation and the impact of change in an organisation strategy as well asoperationsBusiness run its operations and provide quality services to the customer with the motiveto gain long term sustainable development. There are several changes that pertain in the externalenvironment of an organisation due to which business should take precaution to sustain indynamic environment(Bannan and et. al., 2018). Thus, business should build its strategy as wellas strengthen its team it such a manner they are not reluctant to changes. Like, a successfulorganisation does not only maintain their existing technology or innovation but also upgrade itwith the changing requirement of external market. In context to ASDA company which is acustomer centric company as they have always given preference to their customer which helpedto shape the character of company. For instance, with increase in number of people workingoutside and increase in usage of electronic device company made strategy for delivering onlineservices to its potential customer. Thus, adoption of such strategy provide convenience tocustomer and helped the company to perform its operations smoothly. Additionally, respectivecompany has successfully achieved various milestone such as resident of UK can receive theirorders within 60 seconds or use of - Identify and understand when the auditor will undertake2
substantive audit procedures in response to specific assessed risks of material misstatement.Google home to conduct voice activated shopping and so on.Similarly, in context to Tesco itsinternal department formulated various strategy and changes their existing way of doing work.Further, due to the crises faced by company like due to gender discrimination. Moreover,company made uniform policies for all its member and rebuild its image by changing its rulesand regulations.Therefore, significant changes adopted by ASDA company in comparison toother are defined below:Basis of differenceASDAOcadoStructural changesASDA adopt hierarchyorganisation structure withinwhich there are few people at thetop who has the power to takemajor decision related tocompany like there are sevenlayer who can directly linkedwith the CEO of organisation.Thus, this structure is adopted bycompany to maintain bettercoordination and control withincompany.As Ocado company eliminatethe various layer ofmanagement due to which theyhave adopted flat organisationstructure. It include few levelof management to enhance thecoordination but can sometimeoverburden and confuse theinternal management whiletaking vital decision(Beechand MacIntosh, 2017).StrategyAs company has adoptedhierarchical structure due towhich the experts makessignificant strategy as per thesituation which helps to reducethe conflict that pertains whileperforming business operations.Along with that it keeps onmodifying its strategy to attainorganisational objective suitably.It has adopted flat structurewhich include the role of bothemployee as well as employerto make significant strategy bytaking favourable decision fororganisation. Moreover,modifications is done inexisting ones to enhance thegrowth of company.3
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