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Please follow the following assignment questions and discussion board for week 1 and week 4 where you have to to do the assignment by following the video link.
HI6005 Discussion Board - Week1
In your blog, you should address the following two sections:
(1) Section 1: list the key ideas you have extracted from the prescribed e-learning activity.
(2) Section 2: apply those ideas to your own experience, to an organisation you know and to the topic(s) of this subject.
Visit the following URLs, and use 'Questions to consider' to guide your thinking.
Activity 1: Ford and Taylorism
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PdmNbqtDdI
Questions to consider:
1. Would workers in Australia, America or Europe accept the Taylorism in this form today?
2. Consider the design of scripts for use in Call Centres, can you see Taylorism in that? Explain.
3. This ‘clip’ is showing history from 100 years ago. Some would say that ‘the world has moved on’ and these ideas are out of date. However, could there be parts of the world today for which these ideas might be just what they need? Explain.
HI6005 Discussion Board - Week 4
In your blog, you should address the following two sections:
1) Section 1: list the key ideas you have extracted from the prescribed e-learning activity.
2) Section 2: apply those ideas to your own experience, to an organisation you know and to the topic(s) of this subject.
Visit the following URLs, and use 'Questions to consider' to guide your thinking.
Activity 1: Structure and strategy
URL: BCG’s Yves Morieux view on Organisation Designx http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm7d1dzOKmw
Questions to consider:
Yves Morieux claims that structure follows strategy. Is this always the case?