DISCUSSION QUESTION 4-2
MR609 Strategic Management and HRM
Lesson 4: Strategy Implementation
Upon completion of the Required Readings, write a thorough, well-planned narrative answer to
the following discussion question. Rely on your Required Readings and the Lecture and
Research Update for specific information to answer the discussion question, but turn to your
original thoughts when asked to apply, evaluate, analyze, or synthesize the information. Your
Discussion Question response should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and
formatted in the same fashion as the question itself. If there is a Part A, your response should
identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your
responses and document in a bibliography using APA style.
Discussion Question 2 (50 points) (A 2-page response is required.)
Page 247 of your textbook lists 10 problems in implementing a strategic change.
1. For each problem listed, describe how such failures can be prevented from occurring.
2. For each problem listed, discuss HR’s role in assisting to prevent these failures.
Please refer to the rubric on the following page for the grading criteria for this assignment.