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Unformatted text preview: structured did affect their relationship. Ms. Hodge was the manager of the laboratory, which is a part of the military jet engines department. Mr. Franklin worked in the engineering department of the utility turbines division. Ms. Hodge should have been unbiased towards the different divisions since they all used the same laboratory, however, she favored the military jet engines division. She prioritized the military jet engines division over all else and it upset Mr. Franklin that he wasn’t getting the same attention as when Mr. Garfield was the manager. Whatever the case may be, Ms. Hodge and Mr. Franklin do not work well together. 3. See attached chart. In the new structure, there is only one vice president to report to but more middle managers. The laboratory is in a separate division than the rest. It has its own manager. The manager is on the same level as the other managers, which makes it easier for communication. All divisions have access to the laboratory....
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- Spring '08
- Management, Internal combustion engine, Gas compressor, Mr. Franklin, manufacturing manager