Michigan State University is a constantly changing entity, any changes made to university organizations need to be reflected in all university sytems. To support that need The Organization of Interest (OOI) system was created. It maintains university organizations (Orgs) and organizational structures, and historical changes. In addition to providing Organization Codes for university units, the OOI system provides the ability to create many relationships between those units and different organizational structures. It also allows for the creation of both university-defined orgs and orgs defined by units for use by units. An orgaizational change process is a complex activity involving multiple systems, the OOI system is the first step. For more information, see the Overview of the Organization of Interest Database and Attributes.
Organizational Change Process
Is your unit considering an organization change? The first step is to review the change process information. There are three phases that need to be completed in the Organization Change Process.
- Pre-planning (identify problem, education, schedule Organization Planning Lab)
- Planning and Preparation (attend Organization Planning Lab, validation of options, expectations, identify stakeholders and key dates)
- Implementation (collection of data from unit to facilitate actual changes in affected university systems)
Organizations may look for opportunities to modify or expand their organizational structure for a variety of reasons. The Organizational Changes guide lists some of the top reasons for and different types of changes made by units and departments.
If your unit is considering an organization change, please contact Dee McKay, Office of Planning and Budgets (firstname.lastname@example.org 355-4619) or Patty Worso, Office of Planning and Budgets (email@example.com 432-8880).
Business Intelligence OOI Reports
View the Available Reports in the Business Intelligence System reference guide to find information on OOI reports currently available.
Accounting Considerations for Organizational Changes: Learn what changes are needed to the accounting structure when modifying your organization structure.
Organization Change Templates: The following templates are used during the process to create move or end organizations.
Organization Planning Labs - Pre-Planning Checklist: Checklist to assist you with preparing for an organizational change lab.
Organization Planning Lab - Pre-Planning Organization Worksheet: Worksheet to assist you with an organizational change.