Organisational Changes in DAR AL FIKR SCHOOL (DAFS)Descriptive and Analytic AssignmentContents
An Informative Overview of The Organisation:
New vision of DAFS that necessitate an organisational change.
Resources of Changes
Outcomes of the changes:
Resistance to Changes
How to manage and overcome the resistance to change in DAFS?
Limitations of DAFS organisational change:
Organisational Changes in DAR AL FIKR SCHOOL (DAFS)Descriptive and Analytic AssignmentIntroduction:This paper describes and analyses (Dar Al Fikr School) DAFS organisation structure and how this structure change over time to satisfy the market needs and the growth strategy. It incorporating appropriate key theories as a benchmark for comparison while showing why it constructed in the way it is, analyses the impact of the existing structure and systems used with the organisation with offering key points where improvements functionally can be made. It is presenting applied changes to the structure based on and related to change management systems introduced in this module, finally the overall conclusions will aim to summarize the present changing process system, and offer some relevant notions for improvement.An Informative Overview of DAFS Organisation:In 1982 while the kingdom was at the gate of modernization as one of the Arab leading countries, and hence to cope with the education revolution in the kingdom and the middle east and to satisfy the requirements as a good high quality schools in the kingdom which match the international criteria and standards, but in the same time doesn't ignore the ecological culture effect on education. Some well-known businessmen in Jeddah community decided to start a new school to add value to the Saudi society and to satisfy the community demand of having more schools that teach foreign languages and boast more communications with the modern communities and to attain the required academic standard for entry to top-rated universities worldwide. The school started as two totally separate symmetric sections, boys section and girls section, with one or two classes at each grade level from KG to High School, regarding to the high level of tuition compared with the market DAFS is considered a small school with about a capacity of 500 girls and 1,000 boys. The school employs 250 associate of which 100 females in the girls section, and 150 males. Although it is totally separate schools and the affect of the gender factor (Ashcraft, 2001) on the structure is very limited; both school sections follow the same administrative and educational system.The organisation structure of DAFS is forced to change the education techniques to adapt with the Saudi community high demand to merge with the international education standards. Although it is considered as a small flat organisation, it shows evidence of using a combination of concepts and...