In-depth discussion and comprehensive numerical analysis will show why this project is the better value. Emily Harris, Vice President of New Heritage dolls had to make a decision before presenting a new project for the company's budgeting meeting. Two proposals stood out based on their potential to strengthen the division’s innovative product lines and drive future growth. The first project involved expanding an existing “Match My Doll Clothing” line, which had a proven
Organization is in the need of very good quality employees and there is a need to have proper strategies for recruiting the employees. Apple needs to ensure that it has those employees which have knowledge about manufacturing of microchips and other related activities. Based on the objective of the organization, Apple Inc, it should use the strategy in which it must make sure that it hires employees who have been laid off from other organizations such as Samsung which are engaged in doing business related to manufacturing of microchips (Gold & Bratton, 2001). In addition to above, organization Apple Inc can also make sure that it uses the strategy to acquire those organizations which have employees who are competent to manufacture micro chips. Such strategies will help organization to have quality workforce with it.
Groups, Team, and Conflict MGT 311 Version_1 Groups, Team, and Conflict A new team has been formed to begin production of the newly designed CardiCare Valve heart valves which will be manufactured in our current Pontiac, Michigan location where the current manufacturing of custom plastic parts has been going on for over a decade. Many of our current employees will be moved over to the new group, and the company is in the process of hiring new individuals with exceptional experience within this field. During the hiring process, the company will train our existing employees and all new hires so that these individuals will be able to make the necessary adjustments and learn the new material for success in this new venture. Part 1: Team Strategy Plan To build this new team efficiently, we have organized different team creation strategies that will bring a renewed viewpoint on the medical industry and specifically a new perspective for the CardiCare Valve heart valves. The team strategy will focus on making these valves with precision, high quality, and very durable material since these valves will most likely be a life-saving product for all people.
The matrix structure groups employees by both function and product departmentalization. Using a Matrix structure, Spectrum Brands Corporation would organize the company by setting up project teams from different departments in order to take advantage of the strengths and specialized skills of those individuals from the different department. Spectrum Brands produces four product lines, therefore, creating a matrix structure may require employees from the each products division that are a project manager from the batteries department, a project manager from pet product department, a project manager from the personal grooming department, and a project manager form the lawn and garden department. Also, there will be more traditional, function-based department such as finance, marketing, and production. The project managers would primarily be responsible for the project.
I was also identified as cooperating, I love working in an environment where I can work and collaborate with others. Another one of my competencies was leading, I like effective leading a team to greatness. In my current role I am a manager which leads into my next competencies; coping with pressure, and adapting to change. In order to lead, strategize, and cooperate with others I have to be able to cope with pressure and adapt to change. After completing the Work
With the help of cutting edge technology, designers develop a sketch of how the vehicle is going to look. Working closely with the designers, the Aerodynamic engineers study the feasibility of the car and the Air Flow specifications. Then just when the design has been approved, the automobile parts begin to be built. 2. Managing quality Ford has changed the idea that companies had about managing quality just as a final inspection, by making it an omnipresent task in the whole assembly process.
Aetna hires a dedicated innovation officer to drive new ideas in each of its major department (e.g., care management, product development, pharmacy). Integrating these change agents into operational teams (as opposed to putting them in a separate innovation center) helps Aetna better identify opportunities for incremental improvements to the customer experience as well as more radical new approaches. “Aetna starts projects by first understanding customer needs. Aetna focuses its innovation efforts on eliminating perceived gaps in its existing customer experience” (Aetna, 2012). That’s why it starts each innovation effort by developing a clear understanding of what a customer wants whether that customer is a consumer, a benefits manager, or a clinician.
They need to have a clear idea about the demographics of the areas where they are opening their new stores. What is the location and who would be employable? Is there enough possible applicants that are qualified enough for the job? To find the right staff, Blue Gum needs to review the induction policy to see how they can benefit the employees, such as full of part time jobs, good training and support.
Belbin’s (1981) theory about team workis helpful to identify the different types of the teams; the characteristics define the work of the four categories. This model explains that during the team developments conflicts and interpersonal issues are found there and team development is dependent on the quality communication and relationship maturity with better performance. In traditional setting this model is useful for many practitioners and team leaders. According to this model all members work at the same place and are engaged in predefined work. This model works at the micro level of teams when new tasks are
Using the goal-setting theory leaders can integrate these techniques and apply them to a work team and maximizing the strengths of all members of the group. The goal-setting theory is how leaders and managers use “specific goals to increase performance and that difficult goals, when accepted, result in higher performance than do easy goals.” (Robbins, S. P., De Cenzo, D. A., & Coulter, M., 2013). As a team leader, it is the duty to apply roles to each team member. The roles of the member describe what kind of obligations that are expected (Robbins, S. P., De Cenzo, D. A., & Coulter, M., 2013). It is wise to choose a specific role for each individual when applying the goal-setting theory to the roles of each member of the team.