Module Name: ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Coursework Title: Consultancy Report
Read the case study attached and PREPARE a 3000-word individual consultancy report for the Senior Management Team (SMT) of ADP addressing the following tasks:
§ Using a range of Contemporary Research Evidence, Organisational Development Models and or Frameworks and Theories, critically discuss the strategies required to address the issues confronting ADP. (70 marks)
§ Identify and critically analyse the leadership and management behaviours you consider pivotal to the achievement of the change needed to achieve the required organisational transformation. Provide a rationale for your proposition. (30 marks)
Module Learning Outcomes Assessed:
1. Critically evaluate the impact of organisational politics, power and conflict and how these interact to impact on organisational development, organisational efficiency and organisational effectiveness.
2. Conduct organisational diagnosis and critically evaluate the impact of organisational design and structure on the nature, functioning and effectiveness of organisations.
3. Critically appraise different organisational contexts and recommend the appropriate design and implementation of effective intervention strategies
4. Appreciate the role of consultancy and critically appraise its effectiveness in facilitating the required organisational development interventions.
Word Count: 3000 words +_10%. Consultancy reports that exceed this word limit or those that fall far too short will be penalised. References are NOT included in the word-count.
Font Size: 11
Line Spacing: 1.5
Assessment Weighting for the Module:
Please see the assessment criteria at the end of the case study.
Essential Reading for Coursework Task
Please note that this is not intended as an exhaustive or definitive list of readings for this piece of coursework. Instead, the articles/chapters listed below should be viewed as core or essential readings that may act as a start point as you prepare to tackle this assignment:
Hodges, J. (2017) Consultancy, Organisational Development and Change: A practical guide to delivering value. Kogan Page.
Burke, W.W. and Noumair, D.A. (2015) Organisational Development: A process of Learning and Changing. 3rd edition. Pearson