In order to make effective change within an organization, an analysis of the current organizational state is essential. In this assignment, you will be analyzing the current innovative status within your own organization or an organization of your choice. This organization will also be used in several subsequent assignments. In your 500-750 word organizational analysis paper, address the following questions:
- What are your organization’s competitors’ current trends of innovation?
- How does your organization’s innovativeness compare to its competitors’?
- Within your organization, which stakeholders are responsible for supporting innovation? In what capacity?
- Examining your organization’s structure, systems, and people, how adaptable is the organization for implementing innovative principles and practices?
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric (SEE ATTACHMENT). Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.