In Week One you chose a generic organization (manufacturing plant hospital etc.). Assume that you are a hired consultant for this organization. You have been asked by the president of the organization to prepare a background paper on the results of your research and to make recommendations to improve group productivity in the organization.
Company RaceTrac Petroleum
Your research has identified the following problems:
Role conflicts within groups 1 junior manager does not want to take direction from general manager another junior manager wants to be the general manager (you can also research common conflicts within groups)
Communication problems among group members junior managers not reporting issues to general manager i.e. inventory issues overtime hours staff issues etc
Lack of cohesiveness in groups with diverse members food team and store team at odds because one team feels that they do more work than the other.
Excessive intergroup conflict conflict between junior managers
In an eight page paper include the following:
Introduction – clear explanation of the type of organization
Explanation of how each problem could impact a groups productivity (use examples to illustrate points)
Recommendations to resolve each problem
Suggestions based on your knowledge of group dynamics for a company-wide training program on best practices for group productivity
Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:
Myatt M. (2013 June 17).5 transitions great leaders make that average leaders dont.Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikemyatt/2013/06/17/5-transitions-great-leaders-make-that-average-leaders-dont/