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CHAPTER 2 - Case Study 3 Johnson Manufacturing, a diversified manufacturer, has seven divisions that operate in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Johnson Manufacturing has his torically allowed its divisions to operate independently. Corporate intervention occurs only when planned results are not obtained. Corporate management has high integrity, although the board of directors is not very active. Johnson has a policy of performing employee screenings on all employees before hiring them. John son feels its employees are all well- educated and honest. The company has a code of conduct, but there is little monitoring of employees. Employee compensa tion is highly dependent on the performance of the company. During the past year, a new competitor has entered one of Johnson's highly successful markets. This new competitor has undercut Joh nson's prices. J o hn son's division's growth and profitability can be maintaine d . If profitability is not maintained, the division man agers' salaries and bonuses will be reduced. Johnson’s manager of this unit, Debbie Harris, has responded by matching price cuts in hope of
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