Cosmo Plastics Case Study Essay

1059 Words Oct 9th, 2010 5 Pages
Cosmo Plastics Case Study
Human Resource Management

Cosmo plastics have had low production numbers within the manufacturing and research & development departments since new policies were implemented by so and so. The rules may have seemed reasonable on the surface but they have caused numerous problems with the workers and their supervisors. Since Cosmo plastics was growing so rapidly they were lacking in regards to rules, regulations and policies. This was a necessary step because policies are imperative and necessary for the company to function effectively and efficiently. An employee should never feel as if they reside in a free-for-all atmosphere that consists of preferential and/or unfair treatment.

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They will also feel like they are more involved in regards to the direction that the company is heading in. It can also allow them to make better use of their knowledge and the experiences they have gained by implementing some of their own ideas into the work place. Decentralizing can also take some of the pressures of the daily business operations off the business owner. When allowing others to perform tasks like hiring or ordering supplies, it can free them up to spend more time on larger issues such as expansions or meeting with important clients. A decentralized organization is able to make decisions more quickly than one with a centralized structure. Managers have the authority to make a decision without having to wait for it to go up a chain of command. This allows the organization to react quickly to situations where fast action can mean the difference between gaining and/or losing a customer.

2. Effective Change Management Programs: Change within any organization creates greater uncertainty and fear. The more significant the change, the greater the fear, uncertainty and resistance will be. It is critical then that the leadership in the organization take the time to explain the upcoming changes and put employees at ease as much as possible. “People resist change because they are worried that they cannot adopt the new behaviors.” Other kinds of resistance that leaders

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