Name Professor Course Date The Hexadecimal Company The Hexadecimal Company is a medium-sized firm that supplies computer components to other different international computer manufacturers. At the initial stages the company produced computer keyboards. When the project failed out of increasing competition in the market to which they were unable to cope they changed operations to licensing Kodak OLED technology (organic light-emitting diodes). They also produce high-tech products including thin hand-held computer keyboards and flexible e-book electronic pages (Hexadecimal Company Case Study). The paper explores the new objectives and policies problems and unresolved issues ethical issues strategy for improvement OD practitioner competencies and plan of action by the practitioner. The main objective of the company is to move the production into advanced electronics that will change the old electromechanical assembling. It also intends to have an organizational development (OD) that will see the company grow further and become stable in and behavior and disrespectfulness. The OD practitioner needs to have knowledge of company culture and behavior work design and personal skills that involve direction-setting skills communication skills the ability to formulate and design systems process implementation skills evaluation assessment and follow-up skills. The way forward involves training the leaders electing a leader for the OD group and moving its operations under the human resource department to cut costs. Work Cited "The Hexadecimal Company Case Study - Google Search." Google.Com 2017 www.google.com Meredith and Cheri Pies. "Ethical Issues and Practical Dilemmas in Community Organization and Chapter 7 Community Participation." Community organizing and community building for health (2005): 116. Mumford Troy V. Michael A. Campion and Frederick P. Morgeson. "The leadership skills strataplex: Leadership skill requirements across organizational levels." The Leadership Quarterly 18.2 (2007): 154-166. Rothwell William J. and Roland L. Sullivan eds. Practicing organization development: A guide for consultants. Vol. 27. John Wiley & Sons 2005. [...]
o prepare: Read “The Hexadecimal Company” case study located in Chapter 6 of the course text. Reflect on the facts, organizational objectives, policies, strategies, problems, unresolved issues, and roles of the key participants in the case study. Evaluate the organization based on the information found in the case study. Analyze the case using “The Hexadecimal Company Case Analysis Form” located at the end of the case study. To complete: Submit by Day 7 a 3- to 4-page paper that addresses the following: Identify the organization’s objectives and policies. Describe the organization’s problems and unresolved issues. Describe any ethical issues faced by this organization. Explain what steps the organization should take to improve. Identify the critical competencies that an OD practitioner would need in order to help this organization effectively improve. Describe your plan of action if you were the OD practitioner in this situation. Note: Include the completed “The Hexadecimal Case Analysis Form” with your paper.