Identify two client organisations with differing structures and cultures. Assess the impact on the consultancy intervention for each organisation explaining how the structure and culture alters the activities of the consultant.
Identify two legislative requirements, two regulatory requirements and two organisational policies within a client`s organisation. Evaluate how each of the six listed may impact upon the work of the consultant and why it is important to adhere to them.
Explain how the recommendations made by a management consultant may be affected by the organisation`s values, culture and structure.
Describe the role the consultant should have when supporting change to organisational culture and structure and how resistance to change can be managed effectively.
Guideline word count: 1,000 - 1,300 words
A.C. 3.1 - Assess the impact of different cultures and structures within client organisations on the consultancy intervention
A.C 3.2 - Evaluate how legal, regulatory and organisational policies within a client organisation impact upon the work of a consultant
A.C. 3.3 - Explain how an organisation`s values, culture and structure may affect the recommendations made by a management consultant
A.C.3.4 - Discuss the role of the consultant in supporting changes to organisational culture and structure