the impact of organizational culture, stress, and structural design on the effectiveness of the organization.

Organizational Management Task 3

Competencies:
325.1.6: Organizational Effectiveness – The graduate analyzes the impact of organizational culture, stress, and structural design on the effectiveness of the organization.
325.3.1: Leading Change – The graduate describes the organizational change process and recommends strategies for implementing a change.
325.4.3: Multicultural Communication – The graduate recognizes cultural differences in communication and develops strategies and techniques to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
327.1.3: Customer Satisfaction and Customer Relationship Management – The graduate evaluates a firms customer relationship management practices and designs processes for maximizing customer satisfaction and loyalty.
328.1.1: Innovation New Methods and Processes – The graduate selects new methodologies of doing things that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness, e.g., enhanced utilization of technology, process improvements, and innovation.
329.2.2: Corporate Culture – The graduate demonstrates knowledge of key concepts in managing corporate culture to achieve management purposes.
329.5.1: Strategy and Information Technology Systems – The graduate identifies strategic considerations for selecting and using information technology systems and tools.

Introduction:

In this task, you will develop a presentation with recommendations to the combined board of directors on key aspects of the merger process in Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal case study. The presentation will encompass the coming year’s strategic goals, assuming the merger happens.

The strategic goals for the first year include the following:

Integrate the business process of the two companies
Reduce overall expenses as a percentage of profit
Retain key employees
Maintain audience base for both the opera and the symphony
Identify and pursue synergistic opportunities between the two companies

Task:

Prepare a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote) (suggested length of 13 slides) in which you do the following:
D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

Note: The slides in your presentation should include only the main points you wish to make, with more extensive information included in the presenter notes section of the presentation. Include slides that explain the objective of the presentation and lead the audience to the desired conclusion.

A. Compare each company’s culture before the merger to the four types of organizational culture, using the Competing Values Framework.
1. Compare how the organizational structure of each company differs in terms of distribution of authority and decision making.
2. Discuss what key factors will be critical in the new companys culture to best ensure it supports the first-year strategic goals.

B. Propose an audience strategy for Anne Ewers to use when preparing to speak with the opera contractors and orchestra employees.
1. Prepare a message strategy for Anne to use to best ensure key members of the opera contractors and the orchestra employees are retained.

C. Recommend two technology tools that can be used after the merger to help the companies merge their administrative technology applications.
1. Map the implementation of these tools to the company’s strategic goals.

D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

E. Include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

Required to Use:
Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal
harvard business publishingt Task 3

Competencies:
325.1.6: Organizational Effectiveness – The graduate analyzes the impact of organizational culture, stress, and structural design on the effectiveness of the organization.
325.3.1: Leading Change – The graduate describes the organizational change process and recommends strategies for implementing a change.
325.4.3: Multicultural Communication – The graduate recognizes cultural differences in communication and develops strategies and techniques to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
327.1.3: Customer Satisfaction and Customer Relationship Management – The graduate evaluates a firm customer relationship management practices and designs processes for maximizing customer satisfaction and loyalty.
328.1.1: InnovationNew Methods and Processes – The graduate selects new methodologies of doing things that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness, e.g., enhanced utilization of technology, process improvements, and innovation.
329.2.2: Corporate Culture – The graduate demonstrates knowledge of key concepts in managing corporate culture to achieve management purposes.
329.5.1: Strategy and Information Technology Systems – The graduate identifies strategic considerations for selecting and using information technology systems and tools.

Introduction:

In this task, you will develop a presentation with recommendations to the combined board of directors on key aspects of the merger process in Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal case study. The presentation will encompass the coming years strategic goals, assuming the merger happens.

The strategic goals for the first year include the following:

Integrate the business process of the two companies
Reduce overall expenses as a percentage of profit
Retain key employees
Maintain audience base for both the opera and the symphony
Identify and pursue synergistic opportunities between the two companies

Task:

Prepare a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote) (suggested length of 13 slides) in which you do the following:
D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

Note: The slides in your presentation should include only the main points you wish to make, with more extensive information included in the presenter notes section of the presentation. Include slides that explain the objective of the presentation and lead the audience to the desired conclusion.

A. Compare each company’s culture before the merger to the four types of organizational culture, using the Competing Values Framework.
1. Compare how the organizational structure of each company differs in terms of distribution of authority and decision making.
2. Discuss what key factors will be critical to the new company’s culture to best ensure it supports the first-year strategic goals.

B. Propose an audience strategy for Anne Ewers to use when preparing to speak with the opera contractors and orchestra employees.
1. Prepare a message strategy for Anne to use to best ensure key members of the opera contractors and the orchestra employees are retained.

C. Recommend two technology tools that can be used after the merger to help the companies merge their administrative technology applications.
1. Map the implementation of these tools to the company’s strategic goals.

D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

E. Include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

D. Include presenter notes for each slide.

Required to Use:
Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal
harvard business publishing