Human Interactions, Influence and Motivations in a Merger

Human Interactions, Influence and Motivations in a Merger
Task:
A. Create an analysis document in which you do the following:
1. Illustrate how Bill Bailey, chairman of the board of the Utah Opera Organization, might use one theory of motivation to oppose or support the merger.
2. Illustrate how Scott Parker, chairman of the board of the Utah Symphony Organization, might use one theory of motivation to convince Mrs. Abravanel to support the merger.
3. Describe Anne’s positional power in relation to her personal power.
a. Discuss how Anne could use her positional power to successfully lead the merger efforts.
b. Discuss how Anne could use her personal power to empower Keith Lockhart.
4. Present a potential issue with the musicians that, if not resolved, would jeopardize the continuing organizational performance.
a. Recommend how Anne could deal with the issue.
5. Discuss influence tactics Anne could use to persuade the opera’s full-time staff and artists under contract to endorse the merger.
B. If you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA version 6 format
Key Points
• I don’t need a title page, table of contents, bibliography or a long pointless introduction.
• I need PhD level content and writing at the platinum level that answers and addresses everyone of the tasks and each of the sub-tasks and bullets in separate and distinctly labeled sections.
• Each of the items in the requirements section below must be followed
• The assignment in detail is explained in the “Detailed Assignment” section which also specifies the sections and layout of the paper i.e. A1 – Motivation – Bill Bailey, A2 – Motivation – Scott Parker, A3 – Positional vs. Personal Power, A3a – Using Positional Power, A3b – Using Personal Power, A4 – Potential Musician Issue, A4a – Recommendation for Mitigation, A5 – Influence Tactics & the Art of Persuasion.
General Instructions:

In this task, you will review and comment on the various human interactions, cultural and organizational, that come into play during the merger process in the “Utah Symphony and Utah Opera: A Merger Proposal” case study. You will explore the motivations of the various constituents to better understand their positions for or against the merger. In this task, you will create a document to help Anne Ewers think through issues that may result from the merger process.
The case study necessary to complete this work is attached to this request as a separate PDF file titled: Utah Symphony and Utah Opera Merger Proposal – Case Study.pdf.

Task:
A. Create an analysis document in which you do the following:
1. Illustrate how Bill Bailey, chairman of the board of the Utah Opera Organization, might use one theory of motivation to oppose or support the merger.
2. Illustrate how Scott Parker, chairman of the board of the Utah Symphony Organization, might use one theory of motivation to convince Mrs. Abravanel to support the merger.
3. Describe Anne’s positional power in relation to her personal power.
a. Discuss how Anne could use her positional power to successfully lead the merger efforts.
b. Discuss how Anne could use her personal power to empower Keith Lockhart.
4. Present a potential issue with the musicians that, if not resolved, would jeopardize the continuing organizational performance.
a. Recommend how Anne could deal with the issue.
5. Discuss influence tactics Anne could use to persuade the opera’s full-time staff and artists under contract to endorse the merger.
B. If you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA version 6 format.
Requirements: