DISCUSS THE DANGERS OF NOT APPLYING THE LAW OF REQUISITE VARIETY TO ORGANISATIONAL CONTROL SYSTEMS.

DISCUSS THE DANGERS OF NOT APPLYING THE LAW OF REQUISITE VARIETY TO ORGANISATIONAL CONTROL SYSTEMS.

Acivity 1 – Change Management

Activity 1: Igniting creativity to transform corporate culture

URL: Catherine Courage at TEDxKyoto 2012

http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Igniting-creativity-to-transf-2

Questions to consider:

  • Do you agree with Catherine’s view on creative thinking – i.e., it is our birth right and we should learn to be creative drawing on our childhood?
  • How practical are her approaches to bringing creativity to workplace?

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Activity 2: Lead and be the change

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yv-QiSvuLLM

Questions to consider:

  • Have you experienced an emotional rollercoaster when faced with a radical change, as described by Professor Mueller-Ebersteinin the video?  Discuss how the Theory of Transition may be applied to your experience.
  • Can you relate Kotter’s 8-Step Change Model to Professor Mueller-Ebersteintips for successful change management

Activity 2 – Control System

In your blog, you should address the following two sections:

  • Section 1: list the key ideas you have extracted from the prescribed e-learning activity.
  • Section 2: apply those ideas to your own experience, to an organisation you know and to the topic(s) of this subject.

Visit the following URLs, and use ‘Questions to consider’ to guide your thinking.Activity 1: Law of Requisite Variety

 

URL: (First 3 minutes only)

Question to consider:

  • Discuss the dangers of not applying the Law of Requisite Variety to organisational control systems.

Activity 2: Privacy Rights vs. Employee Tracking

 

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-mqdz-20Xs

Question to consider:

  • What is your view of this issue with protecting privacy rights of individual employees?

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