Essay on Organizational Change

Read the “Chipping Away at Intel” case study at the end of chapter 3 in the text.

In a paper of 750-1,000 words, address the following questions that relate to why organizations change:

Of the environmental pressures for change (fashion, mandated, geopolitical, market decline, hyper-competition, reputation and credibility), which one(s) were experienced by Intel, and what facts from the case support your choice(s)?
Of the internal pressures for change (growth, integration, collaboration, reestablishment of organizational identities, new broom, and power and political pressures), which one(s) were experienced at Intel, and what facts from the case support your choice(s)?
Are there limits to the changes that can be accomplished at Intel? Why or why not?
Describe why it is important for change managers to have a clear, personal understanding about the pressures that lead to change.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

Directly quoted source material may not exceed 10% of the paper’s content.
Due to its inherent unreliability, Wikipedia is not considered an acceptable source for use in academic writing.

This assignment will be graded using the “Pressures of Change Rubric.” Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.