Hange Management and Communication Plan

Riordan Manufacturing has decided to make a change to companys customer management system. The company does not currently have any formal system for managing their customer information and has traditionally left this up to individual employees. This new system will require all employees to use one customer management system. Your team is now working to help Riordan implement this planned change. Your team must do the following in your role as consultants:



Resource: Riordan Manufacturing Virtual Organization



Review the intranet site for Riordan Manufacturing including Human Resources a Organizational Charts, Employee Files, etc., and Sales & Marketing a Marketing Information Systems.



Create a change management plan and communication plan of 1,050to 1,400-words. Your plan should include the details from section I and section II outlined below.


Section I: Change Management Plan
-Identify the current formal and informal power structures in the organization. How might the power and political structure of the organization affect employee behavior?
-Identify the most appropriate and effective organizational structures for Riordan Manufacturing that will help them accomplish their planned changes.
-What are the potential effects of this selected structure on employee behavior?

The two files that are not this weeks readings are from last weeks assignment and not sure if it is going to be helpful for this assignment.

Hange Management and Communication Plan

This is for a class called Managing Change in the Workplace

Background: Riordan Manufacturing has decided to make a change to companyas customer management system. The company does not currently have any formal system for managing their customer information and has traditionally left this up to individual employees. This new system will require all employees to use one customer management system. Your team is now working to help Riordan implement this planned change.

Answer the following questions (approx 100 words each answer):

A· Identify characteristics of the companyas culture. What are the potential influences of the corporate culture on employee behavior?

A· Establish the need for the change.

Virtual org link for Riordan manufacturing: