The Overhaul of Johns Business Organising Staff for Success by Dr Anna Blackman of James Cook
Refer to the case study The Overhaul of Johns Business Organising Staff for Success by Dr Anna Blackman of James Cook University in the prescribed text book (Stone, Raymond. Managing Human Resources, 3rd Edition. John Wiley & Sons Australia, pp. 454 455).
Your task is to:
Present an analytical report to the Course Coordinator (Denise Tomlin) in response to the five questions presented at the end of the case study. Your report should address:
Your thoughts on whether the organisational structure of Johns company is justified for its size. Justify your response. (this means you need to find info in articles and textbooks to help you address this point)
What suggestions do you have for how John may be able to improve communication between the workshop staff? Provide examples to demonstrate their effectiveness. (again, you need to find information to support your response to this issue)
Do you believe that some areas of Johns company are considered overstaffed? Where could you identify efficiencies made during harder economic times?
Create a new organisational chart detailing how you would envisage the chain of command. (Search for examples on organisational charts to help you create yours dont forget to reference where you got your ideas from)
What are some of the possible benefits of employing an external coach? (you need to find info on coaching NOT sport)
If you were a human resource practitioner, what are some contingency plans that you would consider implementing for this company