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OB Unit 5 DB - start with introduction The first suggestion...

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It is painfully obvious that many of the USA Today’s employees are hesitant to adopt the integration of the more technologically advanced divisions within the company. After the initial identification of the problem is made comes the most important step in the step-by-step analysis, alternatives and recommendations. Being that there is a problem within the company, a solution must be created to rectify the situation. Fear of change has caused the already established divisions of the company to judge the newer divisions’ employees. These judgments have caused a riff within the company that must be solved. One of the situations that have helped to create the problems at hand is that the separate divisions are just that; separate. The divisions need to stop thinking of themselves as separate entities and start to identify themselves as employees of USA Today; all working towards the same focus and goals. So, it is time for introductions to be made as integration will
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Unformatted text preview: start with introduction. The first suggestion of solving the problem would be mandatory weekly meetings for everyone involved with the company. Not to say that the regular division meetings should not continue, but if USA Today wants to incorporate the newer sections of the company into the older version, they need to make it happen. Officially meeting each other, and seeing each other on a regular basis will help to form working relationships. Another suggestion is to designate which positions will be required to communicate information by changing the job details of positions. It will be mandatory in their job description to correspond with their designated communication partner. The requirement of communication between the divisions will help to minimize the problem. References George, J. M., & Jones, G. R. (2008). Understanding and managing organizational behavior. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall....
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