Assignment Instructions:

·  Be sure to use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed references in support of each answer and also incorporate the key concepts from the course.

Assignment Workload:

·  This Assignment comprise of a Case study.

·  Assignment is to be submitted by each student individually.


·  Please read the integrative case study entitled as “IT ISN’T SO SIMPLE: INFRASTRUCTURE CHANGE AT ROYCE CONSULTING.” available in the textbook “Organization Theory and Design” 11th edition by Daft, R.and answer the following questions:

Assignment Question(s):

·  Q.1 Based on your understanding of Lewin’s planned change model, explain howcould the partners of Royce Consultingconvince its managers toaccept the “hoteling” system regarding the assignment of offices? (2 Marks). (Lo 1.1)

·  Q.2 Discuss how the organizational culture of Royce Consultingcan impede or support the decision for the required changes? (1.5 Marks) (Lo 1.2 & 2.4)

·  Q.3 Based on your analysis, what would you predict will be the outcome if the partners proceed with the plan? (1.5 Marks) (Lo 1.2 & 2.4)