In this week’s assignment, we have been asked to propose a plan to establish a team that will address an issue presented in the Devise Products Unlimited (DPU) case study. First, we will discuss the selected issue faced by the DPU CEO that requires a team. Next we will look at possible team development issues and develop a strategy to address them and apply them to the scenario presented in the case study.
DPU Production Team
First, let’s start by looking at what the scenario is that requires the construction of a team that the DPU CEO is facing. The scenario selected for this week’s paper is issue six of the case study: There have been many mistakes that have been identified by quality control in the manufacturing and production division of DPU. The CEO has recently decided to divide his production division into production teams. Each team would have four mechanics and two engineers, with a team leader responsible for leading the team. The team concept is new to this department, which was previously led by a floor supervisor. The CEO hopes that by organizing his production department into teams made up of both mechanics and engineers, fewer mistakes will be made in manufacturing the products. Finally the CEO is unsure, however, of the team leadership approach he would like to take.
Now that we have identified the project that is facing the DPU CEO that requires a team, we will look at possible team leadership approaches that could be used in this situation. Before we look at a possible process, what exactly is a decision making? Recently the use of teams has become very popular in business. Teams are not always the best solution but in this situation the teams already exis...
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...se a lot of frustration is not addressed. Some of the simple ways to approach change management is to first inform/teach the organization on the reasons for the change (instill felt need for change). Second get members of the organization involved by seeking their thoughts and ideas on way to make the change smooth. Finally it is important that management assign a change agent to oversee and manage the change process (Exploring HR Management, 2016).
In this week’s assignment, we were asked to propose a plan to establish a team that would address an issue presented in the Devise Products Unlimited (DPU) case study. First, we discussed the selected issue faced by the DPU CEO that required a team. Next we looked at possible team development issues and developed a strategy to address them and apply them to the scenario presented in the case study.
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