This case describes problems with constructing cellular towers which would cause dysfunction of the company and inability to meet the turn-on deadline. Erik Peterson was not that effective in managing and leading his team which is shown by negative relations among team members and miscommunication was present between him and the rest of the team. There was no mutual trust and there was a lack of motivation among team members. One thing that slowed Erik down was his lack of experience in the cellular industry. Without the knowledge about how specific industry works, it is very hard to manage and lead the team to progress and be successful.
The Management did not have the required information owing to lack of visibility that was attributed to poor technology implemented at the Airline. The organization was not having the updated system i.e. if any manager required any data; the system did not provide the ready viewing. This affected response times for everything from mechanical problems to part fulfilment. Moreover, the information system was unable to keep up with the increasingly large amount of the date generated in the
GE was suffering from a lack of strong leadership and the existence of to much bureaucracy. As Welch took over he found that GE's rigid organizational structure, resistance to change and bureaucratic climate made it impossible to perceive an effective environmental change when change was necessary to remain an industry leader. In fact, if
K Marts 10 Deadly Sins Heidi Taylor Overview of the case: Kmart was once the leadear in discount retail but with many costly mistakes like Brand Mismanagement, not knowing the customer, and underestimating their competitors not updating their technology and a general lack of focus the company went bankrupt. This was followed by a merger with Sears another struggling retailer. Though the company has been trying to turn around they have to compete against retail giants like Wal mart and Target who have strong brands and provide better customer service. Lots of companies fail because they do not adapt to changes in the marketplace. Kmart is guilty of many “Deadly Sins” and how they operated their company.
Sharon Jackson S03a1 Understanding the Treadway Case The Treadway tire company, in Lima is going through difficult times; profit margins are falling due to increasing cost of business and the high increase of competition. The company must examine the core of the problem and identify the solutions that will rescue the company. Ashley Wall, the director of human resources in Treadway Tire Company, highlighted major issues that were a source of unnecessary spending to the company. These problems included; high employee turnover, incompetent training among employees, and low employee morale. There was also a lack of proper training among the line foremen which made the foremen unable to operate the company sufficiently.
WINTERBOURNE VIEW The review found that there was a systemic failure to protect people or to investigate allegations of abuse. The provider had failed in its duty to notify the C.Q.C(Quality Care Commission) of serious incidents involving injuries to patients, or occasions when they had gone missing. Inspectors said that staff did not appear to understand the needs of the people in their care, adults with learning disabilities , complex needs and challenging behaviour. Staff who had no background in care services had been recruited, references were not always checked and staff were not trained or supervised properly. Some staff were too ready to use methods of restraint without considering alternatives.
They are afraid if there are any inevitable consequences when they are doing so. Besides, the operation and management in every department is not uniform. It is difficult for the managers to monitor each of the department and also difficult for the auditors to detect the fraud made by the company. WorldCom also lack of communication between their employees and top management. As through communication, departments could exchange information, getting new updates and decisions can be made through the reporting.
2. What downside might there be with offshore outsourcing production of the PYREX product line to overseas suppliers? Answer: * No foreign plant can offer sufficient capacity to product all Pyrex line. Multiple vendors would cause extra management difficulty and supply chain complexity. * It is more difficult to maintain consistent product quality, which may lower the customer satisfaction and sabotage the brand image.
In addition, records management does not have the international standard so that independence. There also have a massive growth in the number of personnel and a gradual slacking of work discipline and orientation to output. The next problem is that they make decisions without reference to the record. There are also financial irregularities were successfully concealed and the problem of workers who do not have the spirit and have limited training or experience on record keeping work. Low morale and poor remuneration accompanied records managers and lowered their prestige, their status and created a general lack of recognition of the importance of records as
Question #1 What do you think is causing some of the problems in the bank’s home office and branches? Answer: Since employee turnover is high, there definitely has to be a problem in the employees’ dissatisfaction with their work. The reasons for this dissatisfaction can range from a low salary to a bad work environment. Furthermore, In one of the branch offices, the supervisor stated that “with customers to see and loans to be made, she had little time to work with the new employeesas they came and went.” This means that training is inadequate, and the employees are less equipped with the knowledge and expertise needed to be successful, which can lead to poor performance. Since the employees seem to have the skills needed (Johnson precisely knew how to operate the machine, but did not know the name of machine), the problem here comes from the administration’s inability to help train the employees not so much the employee’s lack of human capital.