Concepts in this unit cover personal factors, environmental characteristics (technological change, globalization, emerging employment relationships), individual challenges, and group or team satisfaction.
Assume you are the CEO of a bicycle manufacturing company that has been acquired in a hostile takeover by a competing firm. You have been retained as the CEO of the acquired company to ensure the transition goes smoothly. Your challenges are to reduce the cost of manufacturing, cut staff, and integrate the parent-company’s employees into your division. From an organizational behavior perspective, outline and explain your decision-making actions regarding the areas listed below:
- employee relationships and integration,
- technological changes,
- globalization, and
- retention of employee talent.
Your essay must be at least two pages in length and be double-spaced. Include an introduction, and use at least 2 sources to support your essay. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must adhere to APA protocols.