MBA 633 Rope 37

MBA 633 Rope 37 - Rope 37: The Pearl Lesson In this Rope,...

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Rope 37: The Pearl Lesson In this Rope, Stanley learns a lesson about how taking risks, making changes and having a positive attitude can lead to quick rewards. The scenario begins in a staff meeting where Marsh’s handlers are questioning some of the technical managers about why Another Company can automate more processes using a Cybernation and Automation Readiness Program (CARP), but The Company cannot. Despite opposition from many of the technical experts, it is clear that, “Marsh wants this…because it will be symbolic of The Company’s technical excellence in the marketplace” (Ritti & Levy, 2010, p. 180). In an opportunistic move, Ted Shelby convinces Marsh’s handlers that he can get the CARP job done if he is granted special powers over facilities, budget and personnel. Apparently Ted Shelby’s wish is granted, because not long after the meeting, the CARP began receiving serious attention from top management. Technical missions, conferences, and demonstrations become common as Shelby’s program was partially implemented at a new facility in Phoenix. Then, just as everything was looking great, an announcement in the Company Clarion detailed plans to
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course MBA 633 taught by Professor Thomas during the Spring '09 term at Bellevue.

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MBA 633 Rope 37 - Rope 37: The Pearl Lesson In this Rope,...

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