Source: Hewlett-Packard is Counting on Organizational Change to Bookst Revenue Growth. In Kinicki, A., Williams, B.K. (Eds.), Management: A Practical Introduction (pp. 333). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Case Analysis Questions
Answer the following in up to 175- words each:
1. Describe supertrends that are driving HP to change.
2. Assess which forces for change are causing HP to undertake major organizational change.
3. Recommend how Meg Whitman could use Lewin’s and Kotter’s models of change to increase the probability of achieveing positive organizational change.
4. Determine how HP is following the four steps for fostering innovation.
5. What has happened with HP since this case was written? Determine whether the implementation of these changes has been successful. Explain what could have been done differently.
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Strategically, HP also is trying to get back into the fast-growing tablet market. The company attempted to gain entry in this market in 2011 with the TouchPad model, but it was a failure. Since February 2013, the company has introduced new models, and they are being well received in the market. In a similar vein, HP has created an overall vice president for design. This was done to create a strategic focus on product development.