BS will deal with business accounts held by companies and while PS while deal with personal accounts held by individual customers. Reasons for change * The most important reason for change was that the department was on the verge of closing as it was incurring losses since last few years. * Also another reason for change was that the department was not able to control its currency position, cash flow and reconciliation time-scales. * Departments were not integrated. * At the very lowest of clerical levels in the bank individual employees find themselves carrying out a very limited number of highly repetitive tasks.
Considering the Bullwhip article: As a group, the feeling was not so good at the end of the game. Having to make decisions without adequate information provided brought about results that made us feel like bad supply chain managers. However it was educating. When the game started the orders that came to the retailer for the first 2-3 weeks were consistent and made the retailer not to order more from the wholesaler and this passed across upstream the supply chain. This changed suddenly and the orders started bombarding, causing tension on the retailer to order as much as possible from the wholesaler to supply demand to customers.
Matt Petz Petz 1 Wal-Mart: The Devil of Business Ethics Wal-Mart may seem like a great business with its low prices and friendly customer service, but behind the scenes it’s a different story. Many people are fooled by the commercials high lighting the endless job opportunities and the great benefits, when in reality Wal-Mart is robbing its employees blind. Their employees are faced with many problems because of their employer’s business procedures. Wal-Mart employees are only given health care opportunities they can’t afford, they are cheated out of vacation time and extra hours, and they are even turned down for better paying jobs within the company because of their age, sex, or race. Wal-Mart is a large monopoly that is rampaging through the world economy in disastrous ways.
Identify the areas of overlap in the new client organization with others that you have had as clients. There are three main areas that seemed to be a consistent and ongoing issues facing organizations. Attracting and hiring the appropriate talent that fits with the needs of the organization is a major problem across all industries. There seems to be a consensus among clients that is quite difficult to attract and hire highly skilled employees. The biggest dilemma is not necessarily whether they are able to afford the compensation but whether the employee will remain loyal to the organization.
No help from the person that put it away they had left the company 3. No design drawing it was with the customer. 4. Own responsibilities to undertake as well. The impact on the business could cost loss of business job losses and tarnish to the name of the company I was getting a few choice words from the factory manager demanding that I find these leads rapid I was trying my best it was making me and my team look incompetent it made us all feel like we should just curl up into a ball and block out the world team members were trying to look around for these leads and to no avail Symptoms of stress Symptoms of stress often build up gradually before you start noticing them.
Tuscaloosa shuffle: A-The issue is about a shipment having a die with a quality problem involved in the parts. And there is no communications between the managers and the peoples who works in the company. And the behavior of Cook it’s not good at all for his position and he doesn’t have the experience to handle with this position. Employees at Elm were expecting this problem and instead of preparing for it and trying to avoid the losses, they were just waiting till the problem happened then they going to figure it out that’s kind of lazy employees. And also the CEO of Elm he didn’t have the whole information about the problem.
Client: David Baker - the leader of a task force created to investigate the sales forecasting procedures at Acton-Burnett (‘the Company’) Problem: Baker’s team has been unable to deliver results expected by all the stakeholders Root causes: Although some external root causes (environment) were present, such as fluctuating gold prices and recession that led to the Company's wide crisis, most of the root causes were internal, stemming from the Organization and David Baker’s behavior and abilities (Client). Organization root causes out of David Baker’s control: Several critical root causes were due to erroneous decisions made by Ryan and Keene (‘the sponsors’) in the team design. Based on the ‘Team Effectiveness Model’ (Team Effectiveness Model) one of the key elements is the Team Design that should respond to the proper Task Characteristics (in the analyzed situation requiring cross-division experience and knowledge), Team Size (in this case 8 people – size of the team could be smaller to allow better coordination of tasks and outcomes) and Team Composition. Ryan and Keene decided to assign a young person – David Baker - with limited experience to lead the team of people at different ages, from various divisions and with different level of experience within the Organization. David had limited formal authority over the other team members and he faced challenges in building Informal Leadership because of his age and short experience within the Company.
The company was unable to maintain and manage the bonus incentive plan that they had in place before the crisis. The employees started to complain about the company’s policies and its situation also by underperforming, which in turn leads to low productivity. The manager Ron Bent had to figure out a way to address these problems, and come up with solutions so that the company can continue operating and supplying its clients. PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION Engstrom Auto Mirror Plant was facing the problem of not being able to keep their employees motivated in both good and bad times. The bonuses were perceived as being part of their regular paycheck, not rewards for high performance, which in long-term lead to de-motivation.
Case Study: Zing PC 1. What are the Major Problems facing ZingPC? * Losing the market share Zing PC is losing its market share because of Push strategy failing to comply specific customer needs. * Dysfunctional Logistics Dysfunctional Logistics occurs because there is no 3PL (third party Logistics Contractor) for inventory / supply and order deliveries to the customer, hence overloading company resources / expertise. * Lack of inventory Management Lack of inventory management and standardized parts not being used in manufacturing, due to unrelated inventory procurement of Zing PC.
Third issue is lack of communication among employees. When Martin Welk suggested that everyone should get a computer but he did not explain what is the purpose and the benefits brought to the organisation. This may lead misunderstanding that his suggestion is for his own interest. 2.0 Relevant Theories 2.1 Organisation Change Organisation