You are currently working as a management consultant. You and your partner have been asked to analyze the corporate culture and organization of USA Today. You have decided to use the Step-by-Step Analysis to aid you in your work. You have decided to analyze the topics listed below to start the project:
The Management of Ability
Identify the reason for the high turnover rate.
What kind of cultures/subcultures has Tom Curley created?
Consider both the determinant of affective commitment and continuance of commitment
Consider the current workload and turnaround times for the online group
What types of ethical issues have already arisen?
Consider the impact of these issues with other departments at USA Today
Think about the impact of external forces as well as internal forces in the areas of individuals in organizations, groups and team processes as well as organizational processes. Keep in mind the type of culture that has been created as well as the subcultures that exist between the various media departments.
Discussion Board 3 to 4 paragraphs
Since you’re spending so much time at USA Today, you notice some of the activities of Tom Curley. In your reflection of the company, you think of the following questions and discuss them with your partner:
How well do you believe he succeeded in motivating employees toward his strategy?
If you were asked to provide an assessment of Tom Curley’s influence on the existing strategy of integration issues, what would it be?