Introduction (300 words)
Explain the power and the importance of power in implementing change
Explain the perspectives of power – is it good or bad? Why?
Provide a summary of what you will be covering in your assignment Body (a) Hofstede model (300 words)
Explain the purpose and use of the model
Explain the 6 components of the model (DO NOT need to go into detail comparing each element of the Hofstede typology. This will be done later when you apply the model to change mangement) (b) Sources of power (300 words)
Explain each of the five sources of power (Coercive, Legitimate, Expert, Referent and Reward power) and how each will lead to Compliance, Commitment and/or Resistance (c) Applying the Hofestede model to change management (800 words)
Explain how each component will affect the way change and resistance can be managed
You will need to explain more on how each element will affect the sources of power used that can lead to effective implementation of change. Give examples. REMEMBER : The above will need to be written in more detail. Don’t spend too much time on (a) and (b) Conclusion (300 words)
Summarise your arguments. Make recommendations on how change can be better implemented in Singapore. Basically summarizing what are the important considerations that need to be made, given the difference in cultures.