Week 6 Assignment 2 - Contingency Theories

Week 6 Assignment 2 - Contingency Theories - Week 6...

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Week 6 - Assignment 2 Contingency Theories Dustin Taylor Chadron State College MGMT 620 High Performance Leadership Situational Leadership Theory Factors Situation What is the task to be accomplished? Mr. Jacobs was tasked with the job of turning around a failing hospital that had a number of serious problems plaguing it. If the problems were not able to be solved, the facility would be forced to close its doors. Among those problems were: a. The decor of the hospital was outdated. Patients and family want to be in an environment that is comforting to them in a time of crisis. b. The hospital was inefficient and unsafe. Snow was leaking in through windows in the conference room. This type of inefficiency causes heating and cooling costs to be drastically higher than they need to be. c. The wages the hospital paid were 30% lower than the other facilities in the area. When you're paying wages that are not competitive, it's difficult to hire the best employees. d. Employee turnover was high. In any organization, it is important to have employees that know
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course MGMT 620 taught by Professor Pogue during the Spring '12 term at Chadron State College.

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Week 6 Assignment 2 - Contingency Theories - Week 6...

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