Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. Essay

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Case Studies: Environmental and Water Solutions Inc.
Company Background
Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. is an environmental and water resources engineering firm. Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities to public and private clients. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, Environmental and Water Solutions delivers exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle. Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. is an employee owned corporation with over 5,000 employees with offices worldwide. Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. offers full services
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Or role here as OD practitioners with the assistance of is to develop help identify and the company’s business executives is to address key challenges in the marketplace.
Challenges
There are many challenges that face a global company like Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. Prior to this the OD team sent out a survey to key department heads to source out what are the biggest challenges facing this organization. The OD team compiled the responses and in our previous meeting flesh out two main issues. More work is being awarded as Design Built projects and we need to be able to respond to that shift in the market place. Second was the continued diversity in our workforce due to the change in our workforce domestically and the continued acquisition of engineering firms abroad. On the diversity front, Environmental and Water Solutions Inc. faces a wide range of issues, from employees scattered across the globe as well as language and cultural challenges. These challenges are also within our own borders. In the US, the workforce is shifting towards a larger portion being composed of minorities. According to Gomez-Mejia, Balkin & Cardy (2011) minorities are roughly thirty-four percent of the U.S. workforces today; within 30 years, this ratio is predicted to grow to over more than half. This coupled with companies having more of their revenues from abroad, has to face workforce diversity on two

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