Issue in National Defense College Organization in Sultanate of Oman Proposal

1. Do a short proposal of 400 words which identifies and describes a current workplace problem or issue; theories, tools and techniques available to provide a business solution; and how the various parts of the business / organisation come into play, i.e. the integrated nature of the problem is critical here.

It is important that you should identify the problem within National Defense College organization located in Sultanate of Oman.

In-text references and citations are not required at this stage.

2. The second part of IMP -1 is a 2900-word submission.You should produce a report that:

Identifies an issue in National Defense College organisation that has multiple and varied approaches to its resolution. The issue need not be one of failure but may be a challenge facing an organisation. This should be current or impending but not a past issue. You will identify and integrate a range of theories and techniques drawn from multiple appropriate disciplines in the creation of appropriate solutions.

In-text references and citations are required at this stage.

Once you have framed the problem you will identify and discuss theories, models and paradigms related to the problem.Make sure that you look at the problem from different points of view and relate them to your learning from as many different, For example:

  • People – how does your problem/ solution impact on the team & company?Performance, leadership, managing creativity/innovation etc.
  • Financial aspect – How will your solution improve/ impact positively on the financial aspect of the company?
  • Marketing – How does your problem/solution impact on the marketing dimension?
  • Strategy – From the Strategy unit (Business Strategy) TCGC (locating your problem / organisation within the wider context of global business/ sector – macro-environmental impact – PESTEL, etc.) or business models and strategies from the unit on Entrepreneurship and Small Business
  • Operations Management – How does the problem/solution impact on the supply chain, procurement and operational management issues?
  • Project management – Consider the models for managing change and other project management theories or models.Can any of these be applied to your problem area?You may use the soft and hard systems approach within this context.Is there any other approach that would be appropriate? If so, present it (with appropriate referencing) and explain how and why it is more suitable to the task at hand.

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    • For Proposal: 400 words.
    • For Report: 2900 words.

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