Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Leroy Banks is the Director of Change Management for Red Carpet, a national hospitality and entertainment company. He has contracted you to be an OD Consultant because Red Carpet has recently acquired a movie theater company and needs to manage the change process. External forces for change are those that come from an organization’s outside environment. Internal forces for change are those that arise from employees within the organization. Leroy has asked you to begin by assessing forces for change.
Review the Red Carpet scenario for this course and with your classmates; discuss the following:
- Identify and describe an example of an external force for change.
- Identify and describe an example of an internal force for change.
- In your opinion, what are the biggest challenges of being in the role of an OD Consultant at Red Carpet?