Problem identification and formulation style

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Problem Identification 1 Problem Identification and Formulation Style Paper
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Problem Identification 2 Introduction C ompanies today share a common issue of encountering problems and identification of solutions. Some issues that arise are effortless to identify, and can be resolved with diminutive critical thinking and spur of the moment solutions. Others are more difficult to identify and require more time to formulate a result. This paper will investigate and observe the decision- making processes most prevalent in the organizations of Ciba Vision, Spirit Manufacturing, Firtbank, and the Brady Company. The authors present the details of the different styles, including the strengths and weaknesses found in each style. These organizations have been analyzed to differentiate their styles of identifying and formulating problems. The most favorable aspects of each style are discussed in addition to describing the process by which problems are identified and described to stakeholders in a manner that is sensitive to their perspectives. Ciba Vision Ciba Vision is a leader in the global eye care industry. Ciba Vision is committed to helping people worldwide through their "Shared Passion for Healthy Vision and Better Life" (Kehoe & Saia, 2008). With locations in more than 30 countries, and partnerships with local distributors, Ciba Vision’s products and services are available in more than 70 countries around the world (Ciba Vision, 2006) . An assortment of decision-making styles is pertinent for the diverse clientele, and Ciba Vision makes the best use of the mixture of collective - participative style.
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Problem Identification 3 To ensure that the customer is at the heart of everything that is done, Ciba Vision recently invited three customers to speak to quality managers and business leaders. The customers provide information about the lens and lens care products of their choice, their likes, and dislikes regarding Ciba Vision products and services, and what future products they would like to see. By creating a forum for discussion and asking employees as well as customers to consider constructive and challenging feedback, promotes the development of the target, function, and mission explanation, the implementation of a release statement structure where customer participation and opinion are listened to, and encourages effective problem-solving and decision-making procedures. Using strategic measurement can also be a way of building support. Each member puts a
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course N/A MGT/330 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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