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Applying the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Contingency Model Use the model below to answer each question (10 pts/each). Decision Signifcance Importance of Commitment Leader Expertse Likelihood of Commitment Group Support Group Expertse Team Competence H - - - Decide H Delegate L L - L - - H Facilitate L L - L - - H Facilitate L L - L - - H - - - - Decide H Facilitate L L - L - - H - - - Decide H Delegate L Facilitate L - - - - - Decide Consult (Group) Consult (Individually) Consult (Group) Consult (Individually) H L H H L P R O B L E M S T A T E M E N T L H L - L H L L - H H H H - H H H H - 1
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Problem Statement I (Please read the facts carefully) When Whitlock Manufacturing won a contract from a large auto manufacturer to produce an engine to power its flagship sports car, Art Weinstein was thrilled to be selected as project manager. The engine, of Japanese design and extremely complex, has gotten rave reviews in the automotve press. This project has dramatcally enhanced the reputaton of Whitlock Manufacturing, which was previously known primarily as a producer of outboard engines for marine use. Weinstein and his team of engineers have taken extraordinary pride in their work on the project, but their excitement was dashed by a recent report of serious engine problems in cars delivered to customers. Fourteen owners of cars produced during the frst month had experienced engine seizures. Taking quick acton, the auto manufacturer suspended sales of the sports car, halted current producton, and notfed owners of the current model not to drive the car. Everyone involved knows this is a disaster. Unless the engine problem is solved quickly, Whitlock Manufacturing could be exposed to extended litgaton. As the person most knowledgeable about the engine, Weinstein has spent two weeks in the feld inspectng the seized engines and the auto plant where they were installed. In additon, he
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