The paper "The Essence of Leading Organisational Change at General Motors" is a great example of a management case study. The main objective of this research is to examine the essence of leading change within an organization with reference to the case of General Motors. General Motors was once a major entity in the global automotive industry. The organization continues to make vital changes in its structures, culture, and operations to regain its global position. The research work focuses on the evaluation of key change management models: the McKinsey 7-S Model, Lewin’ s change management model, and Kotter’ s 8-Step change management model.
The research also recommends the application of Lewin’ s change management model in the case of General Motors with the aim of overcoming diverse challenges while achieving critical goals and objectives. Introduction Organizational change theories and models are necessary for the evaluation and assessment of change at the macro level, which enables institutional leaders to have an appropriate view of the organization. The models are vital in revealing why change occurs, driving forces of change, how the change will occur, what will occur, and mechanisms of measuring the impact of change within the organization.
Furthermore, each of the change models and theories has different ideologies and assumptions making it essential for the implementation in diverse organizations. An organization must decide on the ideological process rather than an arbitrary approach towards adopting and implementing a change management model or theory. The main objective of this research is to evaluate the concept of change management within an organization with reference to the case of General Motors. The research will focus on the evaluation of the existing change models and theories towards the achievement of quality change management within the case of General Motors (GM). Literature Review Organizational change is one of the essential aspects of the achievement of competitive advantage in relevant industries.
Various research studies have focused on the examination of diverse elements of organizational change: theories, success change management, the role of sponsor, and change agent. There are many diverse theories of organizational change within the context of multidisciplinary literature.
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