The hard work required to plan and successfully complete an environmental audit is the beginning of the performance improvement process. The audit is a needs assessment. The real work involves designing, implementing, and sustaining efficient solutions to the most pressing problems defined in  the audit. Efficiency means that objectives, no matter how high they are set, are achieved with the least cost, effort, and risk. Resources: High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet, Obstruction Behavior and Mitigation Worksheet, Appendix E, Appendix F Complete the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Complete the Obstruction Behavior Worksheet. Propose an environmental initiative, using structured change management methods. Part One Choose one of your team member’s Regulatory Compliance Audit assignment and company to use for this assignment. Identify one of the most pressing sustainability problems at the facility used in the Regulatory Compliance Audit assignment. Go to the target facility’s sustainability Web page. Identify a significant sustainability issue for which the facility has defined a strategic objective, set a tactical goal, or undertaken an performance improvement initiative. The objective, goal, or initiative must include specific quantitative baseline and progress measurement factors. State the nature of the problem in qualitative and quantitative terms, its root cause, and the nature of the objective, goal, or initiative. See Appendix E for examples of typical root causes. Choose or modify an example to fit the facility’s situation. Describe any formal and specific efforts the facility has or will undertake to successfully achieve the objective, goal, or initiative. If the facility has not yet proposed any such efforts, prescribe and describe one. Enter this information in the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Part Two Define high-level changes required to successfully achieve the objective, goal, or initiative. Define high-level changes required to successfully implement and sustain the objective, goal or, initiative. Enter this information in the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Use supplementary sheets, if needed. Refer to Appendix F for helpful tips. Part Three Outline the instruction and training needed to implement the changes. Outline basic kinds of competency-based instruction and training at the executive, mid-level, professional, and worker levels to prepare the organization for the changes, and implement and sustain those changes. Enter this information in the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Use supplementary sheets, if needed. Part Four Prescribe how the target organization must test its preparedness to change. Prescribe how the target organization must test its preparedness to successfully implement changes prior to an official kick-off date. Describe the kind of feedback loop needed to enable the organization to apply lessons learned from the preparedness testing back into the objective, goal, or initiative; various changes; or instruction and training. Enter this information in the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Use supplementary sheets, if needed. Part Five Prescribe how the organization must actively manage changes once implemented. Monitor progress in implementing and sustaining changes, in qualitative and quantitative terms, and achieving the objective, goal, or initiative. Enter this information in the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet. Use supplementary sheets, if needed. Part Six Assess the risk of obstructionist behaviors that may threaten the initiative’s success. Assess types and the likelihood of obstruction behaviors for various categories of changes, using the Obstruction Behavior and Mitigation Worksheet. Utilize the worksheet to prescribe and assess the likely effectiveness of ways to avoid or minimize such problems. Part Seven Propose the initiative to the organization’s board of directors and executive team. Cover the following points in a brief presentation that summarizes preceding work:   Most pressing problem and root cause·   A description of the objective, goal, or initiative to resolve· the problem   A brief overview of changes required to successfully achieve the objective, goal, or initiative·   A brief overview of types of instruction and training needed to prepare all organizational levels to succeed in completing changes·   A concise description of the proposed preparedness testing and feedback loop·   A description of measures needed at all levels of the organization to actively manage changes to achieve and sustain the objective, goal, or initiative, with an emphasis of challenges presented by the most problematic changes·

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This pack of BUS 327 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Propose an Environmental Initiative includes:

The hard work required to plan and successfully complete an environmental audit is the beginning of the performance improvement process. The audit is a needs assessment. The real work involves designing, implementing, and sustaining efficient solutions to the most pressing problems defined in

the audit. Efficiency means that objectives, no matter how high they are set, are achieved with the least cost, effort, and risk.

Resources: High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet, Obstruction Behavior and Mitigation Worksheet, Appendix E, Appendix F

Complete the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet.

Complete the Obstruction Behavior Worksheet.

Propose an environmental initiative, using structured change

management methods. Part One

Choose one of your team member

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This pack of BUS 327 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Propose an Environmental Initiative includes:

The hard work required to plan and successfully complete an environmental audit is the beginning of the performance improvement process. The audit is a needs assessment. The real work involves designing, implementing, and sustaining efficient solutions to the most pressing problems defined in

the audit. Efficiency means that objectives, no matter how high they are set, are achieved with the least cost, effort, and risk.

Resources: High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet, Obstruction Behavior and Mitigation Worksheet, Appendix E, Appendix F

Complete the High-level Structured Change Management Worksheet.

Complete the Obstruction Behavior Worksheet.

Propose an environmental initiative, using structured change

management methods. Part One

Choose one of your team member

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