Case Study 3 Name: Name of Institution: Case Study 3 Organizational change deals with the evaluation and modification of business processes and management structures. For small and large organizations to grow and prosper they must continually adapt to their changing environments. In the field of education Laureate Education has been leading the way in the area of e-learning and global education CITATION Gat15 \l 1033 (Gately 2015). This paper will analyze some of the changes that have been taking place at Laureate in its quest to become a world leader in education. Laureate Education in conjunction with its subsidiaries offers programs and services in higher education to students across America through universities and other higher education institutions. The organization carries out its operations through four segments: AMEA Europe GPS LatAm CITATION Gat15 \l 1033 (Gately 2015). Both the AMEA and Europe segment provide undergraduate and graduate degree programs that (Gately 2015). Laureate’s decision to globalize provides a vital lesson for other organizations seeking to remain afloat or prosper. To ensure long-term success firms need to be willing to pursue strategic changes in their business models even in the face of uncertainty. In the 21st century the rise of globalization and informational technology has changed the way businesses operate CITATION Gat15 \l 1033 (Gately 2015). A company such as Laureate does not have to set up physical locations in every part of the world where it operates. It can simply tap into the power of the Internet to make its presence felt all over the world. In a nutshell two lessons are critical: 1) the need to embrace change to prosper and 2) the need to tap into current trends to remain relevant. References BIBLIOGRAPHY Gately G. (2015). The for-profit education company targeting the whole world. Retrieved from: http://www.cnbc.com/2015/12/15/a-controversial-education-model-us-is-exporting-to-the-world.html. [...]
Prepare a 3 paper with additional page for references in which you: 1. Identify an educational institution or organizational that is going through or has undergone change. 2. Describe organizational factors that seem to have an impact on the effectiveness of educational change. 3. Summarize the key information that should be gleaned from this analysis.