This course has major project assignments that will be due in Weeks 3 and 5. It will take more than a week’s effort to adequately complete them. Plan time to start the research and other work for those assignments earlier than the week in which they are due.
Most organizations face a major challenge with the performance of their workforce. With limited funds, organizations are constantly struggling to produce more with less. At the same time, employees are faced with increasing job responsibilities and challenges to work-life balance. As the pressure for performance continues, organizational design has to be smarter about the efficiency of employees and the opportunities provided to strengthen work-life balance.
Using the organization, you selected in Week 1, analyze the organizational design from the perspective of increasing demands for working hours, work-life balance, and employee efficiency. Building off your learning in the discussion forum this week, address the following topics: