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    Xerox Diversity

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    Diversity Copied To A Xerox Moment This case analysis is about a company that has a momentous style like no other and has been ranked by Fortune magazine as the “world’s most admired company in the computer industry” (Schermerhorn, J., Hunt, J.R., Osborn, R.N., Uhl-Bein, M., 2012). Xerox’s welcoming attitude towards diversity makes it all possible. Work force diversity is a mixture of individuals within a workforce who are considered to be, in some way, different from the majority. Xerox’s winning management continues to succeed because they continue to diversify with the new, the now, and the tomorrow before other management teams even know what it is. According to research done at Berkley University, businesses that…

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    Taking A Look At Xerox

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    My initial reaction is I would like to work for Xerox. Xerox sounds like a great company to work for. They are completely head and shoulders above there competition. Moreover, it is amazing that a company like this can even exits. According to the book (Schermerhorn, Osborn, Uhl-Bien, & Gunt, 2012) Xerox is at the fore front position of its industry. They have achieved this by trying to stay ahead of their competitors. For example, (Schermerhorn et al., 2012) Xerox invests about 5% of their…

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    Xerox Corporation founded in 1906 is a leader in business process and information technology outsourcing, and in document management services. The company headquarters are located in Norwalk, Connecticut and operates in 180 countries across the world. As of December 31, 2015 the company had approximately 143,600 employees (Xerox Corporation, 2016). The company started out as an invention of xerography by Chester Carlson, a patent attorney, in 1938 as a result of the tiresome work he had to go…

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    the Success of Xerox? Xerox is a Fortune 500 company with a reported annual revenue of $22 Billion. They are one of the most admired companies with the world’s largest technology and Service Company in the computer world which specializes in document management. Along with technology and service the company expresses diversity as equal success. According to Schermerhorn, Osborne, Uhl-Bien, and Hunt (2012), Anne Mulcahy, Xerox Chairman and former CEO states, “Diversity is about more than race…

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    this case, management of an organization is charged with ensuring that they divide their jobs into a simple, routine and fixed category based on competence and functional specialization. In the case of Xerox, Mulcahy was able to implement this by ensuring managers, employees and customers played their roles accordingly. Authority hierarchy: Under this, officers or employees of an organization are organized in a hierarchy in which those…

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    Ursula Burns Leadership

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    products she shed once defined the Xerox brand, a brand to which she is fiercely loyal. (Fast Company Staff, 2011) Her loyalty does not lay with the status quo; it is with moving the company forward and ensuring its survival. (Fast Company Staff, 2011) Ursula’s actions brought about the company’s largest product portfolio in its history, positioning it to expand into the small and midsize business market. (Byrnes, 2009) Her vision and innovations also helped save the company. Ursula knew…

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    Women make up 9 of its 32 executive officers. It has several programs to support minorities in the workplace and have worked to put minorities in its highest ranks. Pepsi Co. has a very diverse upper leadership. Women account for 10 of Pepsi Co. 29 executive officers. In fact, only 13 of Pepsi Co.’s 29 executives are white males (Our Leadership, n.d.). While 19 of Xerox’s 32 executives are white males (Xerox Corporate, n.d.). Number one on the Fortune 500 list is Walmart, which of its 43…

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    was evident that Mulcahy utilized the following of Kotter’s framework: o Establishing a sense of urgency: As Mulcahy mentioned in the video, Xerox was going through a crisis which she referred to as “early adopters of corporate crisis.” Because of this urgency, Mulcahy was able to dissect the overall problem to bits and pieces and issues related to each department. She knew that the firm was losing money and had to take immediate actions.…

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    Introduction You can 't manage what you don 't measure (Reh, 2015) is an old management adage that continues to be accurate today. Benchmarking is a very powerful tool that is available to help organizations measure how well they are performing compared to their counterparts. It involves studying industry or competitive practices, functions and products and finding ways to meet or improve upon them. This process can help organization identify areas they fall short in as well as identify…

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    Xerox Case Study

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    system at Xerox. What are the key elements that make the system work? The management control system at Xerox is pretty flexible since the business units have long plans strategy and the customer operation divisions also supporting the control system. One of the major parts of the key elements is the Leadership through Quality (LTQ), which is consist of both operational and financial targets. Employee involvement is the main factor, which linked the management growth, accuracy and effectiveness…

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