Answer questions 1-2 in an one page essay format. I am looking for one to two solid paragraphs per question that is supported by book content – be sure you leverage book content to support your answer. Do not be succinct and use critical thinking. Take risk with our answers….expand your thoughts and ideas and support them with examples.
I have attach two summary of the chapter 3 that can help you to answer the two question at the bottom of this page.
Be the manager
Problems at Achieva
You have just been called in to help manager at Achieva a fast growing Internet Software company that specializes in business-to-business (b2b) network software. Your job is to help Archieva solve some management problems that have arise because of the rapid growth.
Customer demand to license Achievaâ€™s software has boomed so much in just two years that more that more than 50 new software programmers have added to help develop new range of software product. Achievaâ€™s growth has been so swift that the company still operats informally, its organizational structure is loose and flexible, and programmers are encourage to find solutions to problems as they go along. Although this structure worked well in the past, you have been told that problems are arising.
There have been increasing complaints from employees that good performance is not being recognized in the organization and that they do not feel equitably treated. Moreover, there have been complaints about getting manager to listen to their new and to act on them. A bad atmosphere is developing in the company, and recently several talented employees left. You job is to help Achievaâ€™s managers solve these problems and keep the company on the fast track.
- What kinds of organizing and controlling problems is Achieva suffering from?
- What kinds of management changes need to be made to solve them?