A Discursive Approach to Leadership: Doing Assessments and Managing Organizational Meanings The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really Work

A system is the sum of component parts. Each part may affect the way the other parts work. Traditionally, businesses have managed the separate parts of their systems by departmentalizing. These departments may achieve their goals, but they may also become a detriment to the organization.
Review the articles listed in this module’s required readings.
Required readings:
A Discursive Approach to Leadership: Doing Assessments and Managing Organizational Meanings
The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really Work
Business Processes in Organizational Diagnosis
Six Sigma as a Business Process Management Method in Services: Analysis of the Key Application Problems
On the basis of your analysis of these articles, respond to the following:
What are the key points you find most interesting in each article?
Which points discussed in these articles have changed your thinking about the following:
Organizational structure
Organizational diagnostics
Reasons why businesses hire consultants
The organization as a system
Write your initial response in approximately 400 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.