National Manufacturing Communciation Strategy Analysis and Memo

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National Manufacturing Communication Strategy Analysis: Problem-Solution Template

Note: Answer the questions in bullet point format, using complete sentences and proper punctuation / grammar for each bullet point. Do not exceed one page.

ProblemWhat is the problem you’re trying to solve? How does it impact the organization or group? | * The problem is the new manufacturing system installed in the plant requires trained workers to successfully operate the machine and at the time the new section is scheduled to open only 4 out of 16 workers will have experience. * Having untrained workers will increase the rejection rate for output of production. | PurposeWhat is your objective or what do you want to accomplish with this
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* Another objection will be that sending employees for extra training will delay the opening of the new section by 3 weeks. * Both of these objections can be minimized by addressing how extra training will keep the rejection output at 2% instead of raising it to 5%. Keeping the rejection rate at 2% will pay for the cost of training and recover lost revenue in 3 weeks. |

MEMORANDUM TO: James Resnick FROM: Kim Thieme DATE: August 9, 2010 SUBJECT: Additional training will ensure success for new section

With the purchase of a new manufacturing system and the opening of a new section, National Manufacturing, Inc. is embarking on an exciting period. I am positive everyone at the company wants to ensure the opening of the new section is successful. Training Deficits Currently, we are preparing to staff the new section with 16 people. However, only 4 of those 16 people will have advanced training on operating the new equipment. Four trained employees are not enough to ensure the successful opening of the new section for the following three reasons: 1. The combination of acting as a supervisor and a trainer is too much for one person to perform for extended periods of time because of the numerous reports that must be filled out, the number of meetings to attend, and all the other supervisory duties that must be performed. 2. The physical layout of the

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