These are two discussion questions. Please respond to each question separately with at least 135 words. For each question you must provide two references.
1.Â Â Â Â Define and compare the change management concept with the contingency approach. Drawing from this weekâ€™s lecture and readings, provide a specific example for either the change management concept or the contingency approach. How might cultural barriers and communication constraints affect the change process?
2.Â Â Â Locate one scholarly article that discusses vision in relation to specific companies going through organizational change. The change could be growth, decline, or some form of restructuring. Select a company that is featured in the article, and go to that companyâ€™s website to view the vision statement for the organization. Using the vision statement of your chosen company, discuss the following points:
a.Â Â Â Evaluate the article and describe the current vision statement and the change occurring within the organization.
b.Â Â Â Does the vision statement meet the challenges of the overall change initiative?
c.Â Â Â Possible revisions that could be made to the vision statement to meet the image of the organization after changes have been implemented.