Organizational Planning and Development Case Study Note: This is only fictional case.
RESTO A The Case The Alabang Outlet of RESTO A has been experiencing very low sales particularly during weekends. Problem Definition Very low sales of RESTO Afs Alabang branch especially during weekends. Problem Diagnosis In comparison to other restaurants, the problem of RESTO A is very unusual.
Thus, change is one such crucial yet important factor for the organizations to sustain in this competitive era.
The senior management alone cannot be held responsible for organization to be sustainable and adaptive to changing environment.
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Please include your name, contact information, and the name of the title for which you would like more information. For assistance with your order: Please email us at [email protected] connect with your SAGE representative.The experts who are popularly known as either OD practicitoners or OD interventionist have to carefully and strategically plan the change considering various variables such as structure, technology, leadership etc.in the organization which can have direct impact on achieving sustainiablity, productivity and innovations.It is very necessary for the organizations to change with the time.Today, the organizations should be flexible and adaptable to the changing environment.Organizational Development in recent times has broadened its area by shifting its focus from individual's development to overall organizational development in this competitive time.Organizational Development help the organization in creating such interventions that can assess organization in competitive situation and help them make relevant changes in the strategy if needed to sustain in the market (Miles & Snow, 1978; Porter, 1980; Hamel & Prahalad, 1994; Grant, 1998)Literature Review"Organization Development is a long term effort, led and supported by top management, to improve organization's vision, empowerment, learning, and problem solving processes, through an ongoing, collaborative management of organization's culture with special emphasis on the culture of intact work teams and other team configurations-using the consultant facilitator role and the theory and technology of applied behavioural science including action research" (French & Bell, 1999). The solution must maximize returns at the least cost. The solution must be SMART (Specific, Realistic, Attainable and Time bound). Evaluation of Alternatives Possible Solutions and their respective scores on the basis of the given criteria (0 – being the lowest and 5 – highest): Solution 1: Closure/Discontinuance of Operations If after feasibility study and it is proven that the company would continue to experience low sales for a very long period.The company must already close the branch to maximize their profit.Score: 1 Despite the fact that this will minimize the companyfs opportunity losses, the solution is very drastic and is very pessimistic.