In the short term, upper management could host a meeting or assembly between all departments to make them feel interrelated and important to the company.
It is better to start the introduction from any historical or social context. If amplified the packaging department would benefit from the affiliation they would gain from the other departments, the power that employees could possibly gain with the increase of productivity via promotions or recognition, and the rewards that the employees of the packaging could gain through increased productivity levels.
Having the ability to control others is a very powerful characteristic which everyone strives for internally, so if this need was brought forward by executives there would be an increase in competition and drive between the members to claim that position of hierarchy in the department.
The supervisor could be trained to focus on the motivation of his group rewarding good performances etc. Following two major problems should be resolved to overcome the issues faced by Treetop: Advantages of the organization Activities of the company better than competitors.
Sawmill cuts from high-quality logs usually do not require planing work. With the packaging department not having their own supervisor, Treetop has appointed the supervisors of the sawmill and planing department as the supervisors of the packaging department during their shifts.
Position and current economy trend i. Treetop has added Saturday overtime shifts as well as extra hours before and after the regular shifts for the packaging department employees to process this backlog.
With these simple changes to the company, Treetop could have quite easily changed the atmosphere and effectiveness of the packaging department to better the profits and trust gained from Westboard.
There may be multiple problems that can be faced by any organization. However, the new entrants will eventually cause decrease in overall industry profits. Its important for managers to understand that each and every individual employee will have a set of drives, needs, decisions and behaviours to be motivated.
And its ratio with corruption and organized crimes. Bottleneck in Packaging The planing and sawmilling departments have significantly increased productivity over the past couple of years.
If costs of hiring a new supervisor are too high, an existing supervisor could be given more shifts. A supervisor with transformational leadership involves an exceptional form of influence that moves followers to accomplish more that what is usually expected of them.
The lack of supervision is also one of the main causes of most of the problems stated. This is demonstrated through the low quality of work produced, longer breaks and early finishing times.
Each leader has their own key characteristics that play a major part in how they lead, whether it is their personality, drive, emotional intelligence, self-concept, etc.
The quality of the appearance of the finished products is also decreasing, resulting in a loss in the market share in the industry, hence being unable to compete with other companies. If Treetop were to dedicate an individual supervisor based on performance and authoritative qualities within the department instead of having an external employee take on the responsibility of turning the packaging department around, the chances of increasing the productivity level of the packaging department would increase which would not only benefit the department but Treetop Forest Products and Westboard Co.
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In the case of Treetop Forest Products, when faced with the responsibility of overseeing the day to day operations of the packaging department the leadership style they had employed with their successful sawmill and planing departments.
Since the key characteristics needed for all three departments. Treetop Forest Products, Inc. is a forest product corporation established thirty years ago.
It has one general manager, sixteen supervisors and support staff including unionized employees. The mill is divided into the boom, packaging, sawmill, planning, shipping and maintenance departments.
Treetop Forest Products Ltd is a sawmill operation in British Columbia, Canada, that is owned by a major forest products company but operates independently of headquarters.
It was built thirty years ago and was completely updated with new machinery five years ago. Case Study: Treetop Forest Products Asif Statement of the problem The packaging team at Treetop Forest is experiencing many problems. Their productivity is decreasing and affecting the rest of the departments negatively.
Human Resource Management2 Treetop Forest Products Company has been in operation for the last three decades. The company is operated by 16 support staff and supervisors, single general managers and unionized members.
The company has six departments and one of them, the packaging department, is experiencing significant challenges that are affecting the reputation and image of the %(1). Doug Eberspacher MGMT - Case Summary Treetop Forest Products Treetop Forest Products Inc.
is a sawmill operation in Oregon. They have unionized employees, 16 supervisors and support staff, and 1 general manager.Download