Office Space: Leadership & Group Development
Organization Change & Development
September 13, 2007
Table of Contents Page Number Introduction 3
Reviews A) Leadership 7 B) Group Development 8
This paper discusses the film office space within the context of corporate leadership and group development. It examines the way in which the movie represents conflicts and issues with superior subordinate relationship dynamic and how and why they are important to understand in today 's business.
At the group development level the paper shows that an effective group deals with challenges and issues.
The diagnosing of Initech Corporation (office space) the Lewin 's planned change model will be used to better understand the reaction within the organization. It consist of three basic change model of unfreezing, changing, and refreezing to be a theoretical foundation upon which change theory could be built solidly.
In this stage, a company must be awakened to a new reality and must disengage from the past, recognizing that the old way of doing things is no longer acceptable as in the case with Initech Corporation(Kanter, R. et al. 1992). Disengaging from the past is critical to the "unfreezing" process because it is difficult for an organization to embrace change until it has isolated the structures and routines that no longer work and has vowed to move beyond them (Kanter, R. et al. 1992). Unfreezing is initiated by recognizing the need for change by identifying driving and restraining forces." Initech employees were affected by the fact that there is no leadership quality, low relationship
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