Philip Anderson Essay
I will try to analyze the challenges Philip Anderson faces from the point of view of costs of control and considering ethical concerns.
Reading this text, we could easily feel that Philip Anderson’s work way is totally opposite to the firm way. The sentence “how far he [Philip Anderson] could bend without breaking” shows the challenge of the alone man is important for him. …show more content…
Then, if the situation stays like that, I think I will try to find a new place in another company to avoid a perpetual conflict and a recurrent stress. In fact, there is not one best form of management or kind of control in an enterprise but one thing is sure, if there is a conflict between some managers, the efficiency of the firm is not optimum because the capacity of the managers could be reduced. The problem is that Philip is in a delicate situation because he is the sole provider of his family so he can not take a risk to resign from his job. So this “fight” is a source of stress for him.
This case shows me another kind of management issue that I did not know before. I understand better the importance of cost control and ethical issues. I think now both are very important keys for the success of a firm that is why a company has to find a balance, a compromise between