Task 1 Concept of Business Transformation
Learning outcome 1
NZDB 560 Business Communication. Review a range of business transformation frameworks and models for driving organisational change.
To complete this task, you can use the same realistic business case study of an organisation existing in New Zealand which you are familiar of its operation an explore how business transformation is appropriate to connect and align to organisation’s mission.
(a) Examine the concepts of corporate and business strategies by relating both to achieve the mission of a business organisation .
(b) Critically examine the purpose of business transformation in order to identify, execute and achieve business strategies.
(c) Explain the role of business transformation as a holistic thinking of aligning business strategies to the entity’s mission through successful change process. You are required to prepare a diagram to illustrate a workable business transformation framework of your chosen organisation.
(d) Evaluate at least four (4) factors that affect your organisation’s business transformation framework. Your answer must consider business transformation framework taking into account the following factors:
· Organisational environment (understanding customers, technology, competition)
· Organisational culture (processes and systems, organizational values, leadership models)
· Organisation’s history of leading change (vision, strategy, goal setting, measuring results)
· Organisational structure (roles, responsibilities, reporting relationships)
(e) Review and explain the following models of business transformation taking into account their application on improved organisational effectiveness:
a) Information evolution model ( Support your answer using the five (5) organisational maturity levels in the context of four organisational pillars as described by this model).
b) The Novius Business Empowerment Framework (Justify your answer considering all stages from planning to implementation).
Task 2: Organisational systems and resources to business transformation
Learning outcome 2 :
Critically analyse, evaluate and interpret organisational systems and resources to assess the need for transformation in a range of areas against current market needs in organisations.
To complete this task, you are to analyse, evaluate and interpret organisational systems and resources of your selected business organisation to assess the need for business transformation against market needs.
(a) In the context of a proposed business transformation of your organisation that is faced with competition , evaluate your business organisation’s variables :
· Systems ( organisational culture , organisational structure, functions )
· Process ( production, equipment, softwares, other business processes)
· Human resources (communication, performance, training, development
(b) Interpret the concept of system level transformation by taking into account different variables of planned business transformation . Use System’s Model of Change or Continuous Change Process Model to justify your answer.
(c) Evaluate the concepts of Top to Down and Bottom Up approach to planned business transformation of your selected business organisation.
(d) Critically examine how System – Related and Human- Related changes are initiated by your selected business organisations using the approaches ( identified in Task 2c ), taking into account the market needs for your entity’s product or service.
Task 3: Business Transformation Life Cycle in business transformation
Learning outcome 3:
Apply creative and design thinking to formulate and communicate conceptual and theoretical frameworks to drive identified business transformation.
(a) Critically analyse the concept and various stages of BTLC (Business Transformation Life Cycle) which a business organisation goes through in order to effectively manage expectation of various stakeholders.
(b) Justify your answer identified in Task 3.a by using an example of a New Zealand-based organisations that has successfully applied this model during their business transformation.
(c) Examine the concept of value management in business transformation.
(d) Critically explain how the concept of value management is necessary to design BLTC to drive business transformation in your selected business organisation.
(e) Communicate your planned business transformation to your organisation’s management . You are required to prepare a written report for this task to cover your answers from Tasks 1 to 3.