What are the effects of rewards and compensation systems on productivity in Nigerian Manufacturing?
1996). However, it misses the emphasis on top level decision makers and most changes that came out meant higher cost of transition, example a longer transition period was agreed than previously budgeted by the finance team after discussion with the colleagues. The change has been implemented and it is currently in the transition phase, while there have been some teething issue on a technical front, the desired change is currently progressing well. Whether it is a success or not will be determined by the final results but currently it has all the early results to suggest a positive outcome. Organisational Change: Critique on Alternate Model using Sturdy and Grey (2003) Having used the Pettigrew and Whipp (1993) model, it was clear that there are weaknesses around the model which was also evident when used for the organisational change example within my experience. To address these weaknesses another OCM model, that by Beer and Nohria (2000) can be used. Dimension of Change Theory E (Hard) Theory O (Soft) Combined E & O Goals Maximise Shareholder Value Develop organisational capabilities Embrace the paradox of the two Leadership Manage Change from top to down Encourage participation from all colleagues Initiate from top and engage Focus Emphasise system and service routine Improve employees’ behavior/attitude Focus simultaneously on both Process Establish clear timelines and checkpoints Trial and Error – see what works best Pan for spontaneity Reward System Motivate through financial incentive Motivate through commitment Incentive to reinforce Vs Drive Use of Consultants Consultants analyse data regularly/solutions Consultant support management with reactive problems Use as empowering experts Figure 2: Adapted from Beer & Nohria’s Theory E and Theory (2000) As seen in Figure 2, the same organisational change of till replacements has been mapped using the Beer and Nohria model. This helps the hierarchical decision makers to see and choose how they want to combine Theory E and O for the “best” approach having seen the whole range. “E” stands for Economic value a>GET ANSWER