Dick Spencer Case Study
In this report, I would like to point out and highlight managerial issues faced by an organization. This case study involves person named Dick Spencer. Dick was an MBA and worked as Plant manager in Modrow. Modrow was a Canadian branch of company named Tri-American. He served this company for 14 years and he started his career initially as a Salesman. During his career as a salesman he was quite successful
But soon he realized he was he doesn’t want to be just a salesman anymore and his friends suggested him to groom him for sales manager. After discussions with president on the company he was transferred to the home office of organization. There he was assigned as an assistant to senior vice president of production.
In the sections below, I will cover the managerial issues faced by Dick. I will also try to provide some issue identification recommendations for managerial issues I evaluated and researched during the case study.
While doing the case study I recognized following managerial issues faced by Dick and his organization:
As per the definitions, micromanagement is a management style whereby a manager closely observes or controls the work of subordinates or employees. Micromanagement generally has a negative connotation. (Wikipedia)
Rather than giving general instructions on smaller tasks and then devoting time to supervising larger concerns, the micromanager monitors and assesses every step