Essays on Organizational Change at Dakama Company Limited Case Study

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The paper 'Organizational Change at Dakama Company Limited " is a good example of a management case study.   Successful organizational change remains a very important element for any business that thrives to exist in the present very competitive business environment. Scholars have tried to develop several models that can lead to effective organizational change. The most notable models include Lewin’ s force – field analysis (1951) and Kotter’ s eight - stage model (1996). This paper will outline and discuss a recent change that occurred in my organization. Recently, my organization known as Dakama Company Limited decided to sublet a section of its office space to offset facility cost.

In this regard, the organization asked the employees to share desks so that they could use the remaining office space. I will further describe how I could manage this change effectively. Introduction Change has become an inevitable event in the contemporary world and many companies are working hard to ensure this phenomenon never leaves them behind (Waddell, 2011). The bulging demand for firms to make a change is due to the constant changes in the environment set up and the rate at which these changes occur.

Many organizations have therefore been restricting their organizations due to various reasons some of which Harvey and Brown, (1996) highlighted. Among the reasons that compels different firms to contemplate a change according to these two scholars are deregulated by the central authority, privatization of public institutions, technological renovation and innovations, expansion of services to other countries, changes in top leadership, social and even economic strain. In light of the previously mentioned sources of pressures for innovation, many firms may initiate a particular change or adopt a combination of changes that best suits them.

According to Waddell (2007), some of these changes may include changes in organizational cultures, downsizing of the workforce, engineering various production methods, removing certain unnecessary structures, exploring foreign markets, adopting new technologies, introducing new products among others.


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