Green Mountain Resort

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Introduction The troubles facing the Green Mountain resort are to do with staffing issues /concerns and the problem with turnover. Although the location of the resort is not ideal (located in the poorest area of the state), the management had attracted a group of hard working employees. Yet due to lack of promotion and advancement at the resort, the excellent members of the staff have moved onto other resorts leaving behind the novices and poorer workers. This is where the underlying problem arises, as the staff turnover rate was so high due to new employees having to be hired, that the added training for the variety of assignments staff would undertake was crippling management. This sort the management to find a solution to fix their high turnover rate. A consultant (although not an expert in the industry) was brought in to help fix this problem. The consultant aided the management in figuring out what they were actually looking for and the execution. The management found that older employees spoke so highly of the training and opportunities given to them by their resort that word got around creating a platform of newer ambitious people began to apply for positions with Green Mountain. This allowed the management to embrace not only the high employee turnover rates, but also the companies new title of being a building block, in return for high employee work and service rates. Case Questions 1. From the six change images, which Gunter held? Gunter was an owner and the resort manager who had been there from the start and became an owner after the resort was put up for sale. Gunter was facing unintended change and could not control the best people leaving the resort and only leaving poor quality staff. There were external factors that Gunter could not control; there were resorts outside Green Mountain Resort that had more prospects for the ambitious staff that

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