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(Solution) Understanding and Leading Change Assignment

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UNDERSTATING ANDLEADING CHANGE
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................3P1 Impact of change on an organisation’s strategy and operations........................................3P2 Internal and external drivers of change.............................................................................5P3 Measures taken to minimise negative impacts of change on organisational behaviour....8P4 Different barriers for change and their influence on leadership decision-making..........10P5 Apply differentleadership approachesto dealing with change..............................................................................................................................................12CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................13REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
INTRODUCTIONUnderstanding and leading change indicates the organisation change as every businessrequires the change in order to survive but every organisation must understands their prioritizeset of change and provides the sufficient resources, set define accountability, continuousimprovement and effective ways to plan the goals and objectives of an organisation (Baghersad,and et.al., 2016). Here, in this report Toyota will be chosen for understanding this topic. Toyotais an auto mobile company, its headquarter is in Toyota city, Aichi, founded in 28 August 1937.The founder of Toyota is Khiichiro Toyoda (Colmer, 2015). Toyota company deals inautomotive sector which includes auto mobiles, luxury vehicles, commercial vehicles, engines.Currently they have 3,69,124 employees. In this report we will study about the impact of changein an organisation's strategy and its operations and the internal and external drivers that affect theleadership ways. Also, this report will lay emphasis on study of measures taken to minimize thenegative impact of change and will also include different barriers to change and the influence ofleadership in decision making and different leadership approaches will be discussed for dealingin organisational change.MAIN BODYP1 Impact of change on an organisation’s strategy and operationsFor assessing impact of change in an organisation's strategy and operations, the table will beformulated for comparison between Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford (Giavarina, 2015). Let'sdiscuss this below:BASISTOYOTAVOLKSWAGENFORDChange intechnologyrelating toorganisational operationsChange in materialtechnologyToyota makes strategicchanges by usingdifferent manufacturingmaterials like plastics,rubber and glass (Hamm,Doğurga, and Scott,Safety featureThecompanyVolkswagen has manychanges in regarding todevelopmentoftechnology such as, Blindspot monitor, driverassistance, and rearFeature of SafetyThetechnologicaladvancement is donethrough enabling ofsafety features in theirauto mobiles. Featuressuch as airbags to preventfrom accidents, tracks on3
2016). They use nonmetals for manufacturinginstead of metals theyused earlier because tosafeguard resourceswhich are limited and toprotect globalenvironment.Change in technologyregarding safetyTo safeguard people fromaccidents, Toyotaundertakes various teststo mitigate risk, damageor loss of life. They prefertests with dummy doll,seatbelt, airbag, and crashtest car.traffic alert (Hay, 2017).These technologicaladvancement featuresenable users a peacefullife and builds trust in theVolkswagen.Efficient fuel reductionThe impact ontechnologicaladvancement in Ford, isrelated to implicateadvanced fuel efficiencytosafeguardenvironment.Thecompany uses fuel savingtechnologies to preventlimited resources andmake efforts to makepollutionfreeenvironment.weather conditions, antilock braking system, etc.These features are enabledthroughartificialintelligence and updateother software of Ford.Presented technologiesfor reduction in CO2The Volkswagen isadvancing zero emissionand hybrid models. Thetechnology here used byVolkswagen is forreducingfuelconsumption and emissionof CO2 included dualspeed clutch gearbox.Change ininventorymanagementJust in time method inToyotaToyota now follows justin time strategy formanagementofinventory. As now theyare following this strategywhich helps them todevelop efficient workingin workforce andeffective managementManagement of finishedpartsVolkswagen was facingsome mismanagement intheirorganisation.Therefore, they are nowfollowing strategy tomanage finish parts andassemble them in linewhich runs continuouslyfor 5 days and 24 hours.Justintimemanufacturing methodsThe company Ford'sinventory management.They prefer continuousmonitoring to adjustinventory and costminimised. The companyfocuses to make inventorybased decisions. Also,ford use different4
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