Arbrecorp Questions.docx - Jesse Ambrose ArbreCorp Ltee Case Questions ORGB1100 Set C 1 One of the symptoms with this problem is that the packaging

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Jesse Ambrose ArbreCorp Ltee Case ORGB1100 Set C Questions 1) One of the symptoms with this problem is that the packaging department of this company is not providing quality and efficient work. They are abusing the work schedule by taking extended breaks and even leaving work early. This has made the production rate slow and forced the company to provide additional funding to the department to speed up the process. This is a big nuisance to the company because studies show that they should be able to perform with the budget already allocated. Numerous other symptoms have unravelled due to the situation. The packaging department is unable to keep up with the sawmill and planer departments, causing a backlog. They are forced to pile the finished product outside the packaging department, which adds to higher
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Unformatted text preview: inventory cost and an increased risk of damaging stock. One thing that stands out immensely is that the problem has become contagious. The workers find it acceptable to provide these bad habits and it has become their normal day of work. With these work habits, the final products quality is not up to par. This has tarnished the company’s reputation and affected their sales. 2) Bad management is the leading cause of this company’s problem. There is no structure put in place for the packaging department, which has caused severe issues. They need closer supervision from upper management to bring order to the department. With closer supervision, workers will perform at a higher standard. Doing so will create organization within the department and aid with the production of quality work....
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