Organizational Change Waste Management

Read the following scenario to complete this assignment.


The health care industry, like other industries, is a very competitive environment. As organizational behavior within health care companies evolves, it will be even more important to consider the future use of learning about/applying concepts of organizational behavior and the need for continuing education.


After a productive year with the medical waste management company, Justin has now been tasked with implementing a company-wide policy change to require continuing education. Each employee will now be required to complete 2 hours of continuing education each year. Justin’s supervisor has asked for an analysis and plan for the implementation of this company-wide change. This analysis will be presented to company leadership as a tool for understanding and implementing this change.


Answer the following prompts.


Cite 2 reputable references. Reputable references include trade or industry publications; government or agency websites; scholarly works; your textbook, Organizational Behavior in Health Care (4th ed.); or other sources of similar quality.


Format your references according to APA guidelines.


  • Explain the importance of continuing education regarding organizational change (100–175 words).
  • Explain the impact this policy change may have on the organizational behavior and organizational culture of the company (100–175 words).
  • Explain barriers to change and how to address the barriers (100–175 words).
  • Explain how this change may affect individual job performance and job satisfaction (100–175 words).
  • Explain a motivational strategy that might be used for implementation (100–175 words).
  • Explain how teams or groups could be used to implement this policy change. Include a review of two approaches managers can use to build team performance and two organizational barriers to team effectiveness (100–175 words).
  • Identify communication methods to be used to support this policy change implementation (45–90 words).