This assignment situates students in the role of a consulting team for Best Game Productions. As a team, students analyze the culture, values, and ethics of Best Game Productions and each department. Then students decide on a solution for Best Game Productions based on all of the information provided. Students utilize concepts from the weekly readings to detail their communication plan, selecting the audience and most effective channel for each communication.
Now that you have individually analyzed the business scenario at Best Game Productions and have identified the internal and external stakeholders and their concerns, your task is to work as a consulting team to analyze the culture, values, and ethics for the company as well as cultural differences and perspectives for each department.
To determine the culture, values, and ethics, consider the company and department information you determined in Week 2.
Analyzing the culture, values, and ethics of the company will allow your team to better determine the necessary communications and appropriate channels for your communication plan.
Explain the solution that you think is best for the company based on all of the information provided to you. Use that solution and your reason for selecting it to create your Communication Plan Initial Proposal. The solution chosen is to delay the release and fix the bugs in the game.
- Outline all necessary communications. Determine the necessary communications and appropriate channels for your communication plan.
- Create two tools to measure the effectiveness of your consultant communications. In designing these tools, consider who the audience of the tools will be and how to generate the most honest and objective feedback possible.
- Discuss how you will use the tools that you created to measure your effectiveness in the organization. Who will you ask to complete the tools, and how will you present the tools to the audience? What methods will you use to avoid bias in the feedback process? How will you use the feedback you receive to evaluate and improve your effectiveness as a consultant?