OBHR 681 Team Final Assignment Fall, 2012
Leading Change at Simmons
(available electronically in the course files in Katalyst) is to beanalyzed and written up by your team. One written analysis is to be submitted for the team. All teammembers are expected to contribute equally. It is the team’s responsibility to manage this process,however. Please submit a written report of your analysis following these guidelines:
This report is to be the independent work of your team alone.
Any course material covered throughout the module can be used as part of your analysis andrecommendations.
The report is due in the Katalyst Homework Tab (1 report per team) no later than Wednesday,October 10, 2012, 5pm EST.
The report needs to be typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, and no more than 7 pages in length,excluding any exhibits, appendices etc.
Each member of the team is also requested to submit peer evaluations of each team member’scontribution to the case analysis and write-up (attached).Do not put student names on your report. Please list on the report the team number and student IDnumbers for your team.Guiding Case Analysis Questions:1.Was Siemens in need of change AND ready for change when Eitel took over? Explain?2.Evaluate the decision to invest company resources into the Great Game of Life Program. In makinga decision, what alternatives would you have considered?3.If you were a member of Fenway Partners (i.e., an owner of Simmons), would you have supported theGreat Game of Life proposal?4.Assume Siemens moves forward with the plan for the Great Game of Life, what recommendationswould you make to maximize success?Be as specific as you can in developing your analysis and recommendations. If you must makeassumptions in your analysis or in developing your recommendations, be sure they're justified and madeclear to me. Justify your analysis and action plan in terms of principles, concepts, and theory addressed inyour reading and class discussions as well as your own insight and logic.