The Portman Hotel Company Case
The Portman Hotel was designed, developed and managed by John C. Portman,
Jr., architect and developer. He had been a world-famous designer of luxury hotels for
20 years. The Portman Hotel is relatively small. Portman Hote
Thomas Green Case
1. Please identify the different work styles, personalities and expectation of Green
Thomas Green and Frank Davis have different work styles. Davis prepares
memos and proposals when meeting clients, while Thomas Green delive
Describe three major internal pressures for change.
Identify and explain six major external pressures for change.
Describe the three-phase model of planned change.
Discuss important tactical cho
Define key elements of organizational structure, including
both structural and structuring dimensions.
Explain how corporate and business strategies relate to
Explain how environment,
Portman Hotel Case Questions
Give brief summary of Portman Hotel strategy and hurdles they are faced with. Keep to
approximately page double space.
Describe the justice issues which are occurring within Portman Hotel.
Be very thorough in
Resistance to change involves efforts to block the introduction of new ways of doing
things. Resistance may be active or passive. Some people might actively argue or
trying everything to stop a change. Passive resistance is harder to detect. Resisters
Five Steps to Thriving in Times of Uncertainty Case
Summary: This article Five Steps to Thriving in Times of Uncertainty was written
by Peter Jacobs in 2005. The business world is changing rapidly today, companies
need to follow the industry trend and mak
According to the textbook, conflict is a process in which one party perceives that
its interests are being opposed or negatively affected by another party. Dysfunctional
conflict is conflict that interferes with performance. Dysfunctional conflict can
Thomas Green Case 3 Questions
1. Please identify the different work styles, personalities and expectations of Green
2. There are common types of goals present in conflict. These are often referred to as
Content, Relational, Identity and Process
According to the textbook, stress can be defined as a feeling of tension that
occurs when a person perceives that a given situation is about to exceed his/her ability
to cope and consequently could endanger his/her well-being. There are two different
behavior in a
Define globalization and discuss the forces that influence
Discuss three types of international involvement by
associates and managers and describe problems that can
Harvard Business Review article, Who Has the D? - How Clear Decision Roles
Enhance Organizational Performance was written by Paul Rogers and Marcia
Blenko. The article explains ways to make decision-making more efficient and clearer
for companies. There
Unlike machines, people possess something that machines do not- human spirit
and inspiration. It is the spirit and inspiration that leads people to apply their human
capital to meet the goals of the organization. In textbook, motivation is defined as,