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Objectives The aim of this assignment is to offer students insight regarding the thoughts of 2023
Objectives The aim of this assignment is to offer students insight regarding the thoughts of selected executives on the topic of organizational change. It seeks to help you make sense of change initiatives from the point of view of managers? Instructor Comments Few change efforts are successful without the involvement of a powerful insider guiding the efforts. One way to learn important lessons is to listen to what these change agents have to say. Henry Demone offers insight into the successful turnaround at High Liner Foods Inc. Alex MacBeath, former Managing Partner with Grant Thornton LLP shares his ideas regarding the organizational alteration at the Canadian arm of this professional service firm. Finally, Pierre Lafontaine, the head coach of Canada’s Olympic swim team explains how Swimming Canada set out to change itself following its poor performance at the Athens Olympic games. Assignment In order to complete this assignment, you will access the Acadia International Executive Insight Series (AIEIS). Enter its web site using the following url: http://amcms.acadiau.ca . How to get access to AIEIS video database: (click to open/close) Once in the video interview database web site, please use the scroll bar labeled “Featured Executives”. Scroll down to three interviews, those of Henry Demone, Pierre Lafontaine and Alex Macbeath. View and listen to the video interview questions for each of these executives. Please answer the following questions: For each of the interviews, please use one page maximum to summarize the change event and the challenges overcome to make it successful Please limit your response to this assignment to three single spaced, typed pages. Please cite your sources in the text and please reference them at the end of your assignment. Please end your write-up with one paragraph that summarizes what you think is the importance of this assignment.